Solar spectroscope

Made:
1881 in York
maker:
T. Cooke & Sons

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

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1912-396 Pt3
Materials:
brass, complete, glass and steel
type:
spectroscope - solar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • spectroscope
  • spectroscope - astronomical
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • optical instrument component
credit:
Solar Physics Observatory, South Kenington