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Peabody Museum of Natural History

New Haven, USA

www.peabody.yale.edu

4 objects contributed:

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 2

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 2

Memo written in July 1882 by Leonard Waldo listing the instruments, equipment and observers in preparation for the Transit of Venus in December 1882. Waldo also lists desired equipment to be purchased...

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 1

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 1

Memo written in July 1882 by Leonard Waldo listing the instruments, equipment and observers in preparation for the Transit of Venus in December 1882. Records of the Astronomical Observatory RU 416 YRG...

Eight inch refractor made by Grubb and purchased by Yale in 1882 to view transit of Venus

Eight inch refractor made by Grubb and purchased by Yale in 1882 to view transit of Venus

The Grubb refractor was financed by EM Reed so the telescope has long been referred to as "The Reed Telescope." The telescope was used for photographing the sun during the 1882 transit of Venus. The G...

The Yale Heliometer manufactured by Repsold in 1882 for viewing Transit of Venus in December 1882.

The Yale Heliometer manufactured by Repsold in 1882 for viewing Transit of Venus in December 1882.

The Yale heliometer arrived from the Repsold workshop in May 1882 just in time for the December transit of Venus. The heliometer was installed in the west tower of the newly built Winchester Observato...

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