Quadrant by Georg Friedrich Brander, used for the 1761 transit by P. v. Osterwald
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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 Academy of Sciences for the special purpose to observe the transit in 1761. As observers v. Osterwald, v. Lori, Linbrunn, and Kenedy were present.
Object contributed by Deutsches Museum