Institution details

Deutsches Museum

Munich, Germany

http://www.deutsches-museum.de

2 objects contributed:

Heliometer by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer, used by Auwers for the 1874 transit and by Schrader and Clauss for the 1882 transit

Heliometer by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer, used by Auwers for the 1874 transit and by Schrader and Clauss for the 1882 transit

Deutsches Museum

Inv.Nr. 70.440

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

Quadrant by Georg Friedrich Brander, used for the 1761 transit by P. v. Osterwald

Deutsches Museum Munich

Inv.Nr. 2060

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...