Solar spectroscope, 1881.

Solar spectroscope, 1881.
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


Solar spectroscope with stand , made by T Cooke and Sons of York. Used at the Solar Physics Observatory, South Kensington, London between 1881 and 1912. The six prisms give a dispersion equal to 20, by passing through the prism train four times.

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