Heliometer by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer, used by Auwers for the 1874 transit and by Schrader and Clauss for the 1882 transit
Sign.: Utzschneider und Fraunhofer Benedictbeuern
According to signature constructed before 1819.
L: 600mm; B: 600mm; H: 1500mm
Given to the Deutsches Museum in ...
Quadrant by Georg Friedrich Brander, used for the 1761 transit by P. v. Osterwald
Deutsches Museum Munich
Sign.: "G.F. Brander fecit Agustuae Vindel. ACAD: SC: ELECT: BOICAE SOD:"
Made in 1760/61
Total Height: 245cm
The instrument was ordered by the Bavarian Aca...