One of eleven photographs

One of eleven photographs (black-and-white prints (photographs); astrophotographs; nebulae)

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One of eleven photographs, taken by Andrew Ainslie Common of the Orion Nebula (M42) using a 36-inch reflecting telescope with a silver-on-glass mirror in the garden at his home in Ealing, London. Taken with an exposure of 6 minutes on February 27th 1883.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1885-96/3
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall (mount): 545 x 755 x 1.5 mm
type:
black-and-white prints (photographs), astrophotographs and nebulae
credit:
Normal School of Science (Astronomical Laboratory)