Fixed transit circle, Crimea, Ukraine, 1876.

 
Fixed transit circle, Crimea, Ukraine, 1876.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Photograph taken at the Nicolaieff Observatory, Crimea, Ukraine. The transit circle was used to measure both the right ascension and declination of a star - the celestial equivalent of latitude and longitude.

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