Portable transit instrument by Dollond, with a 2-i

Made:
1750-1770 in London
maker:
John Dollond

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Portable transit instrument by Dollond, with a 2-inch objective lens and 30-inch focal length.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1939-390
Materials:
complete, glass and metal
type:
transit instrument
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • scientific equipment
  • astronomical instrument
credit:
Meteorological Office