Accessories for Ramsden astronomical equatorial instrument

Made:
1770-1780 in London
maker:
Jesse Ramsden

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Accessories for Ramsden astronomical equatorial instrument, consisting of four eyepieces, two mirror digonals, a glass diagonal, two dark filter caps and a filar micrometer and reflector to illuminate the cross-hairs. Other miscellaneous parts include a small adjustor, loose parts in two pill boxes, a boxwood lid and a detached bar of unkown function.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1928-1329 Pt3
Materials:
glass and metal
type:
instrument component
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • scientific equipment
  • astronomical instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • micrometer - angle
credit:
Athenaeum (London)