Cooke Reversible Transit Circle

Made:
1925-1933 in York
maker:
Cooke, Troughton and Simms Limited

Cooke Reversible Transit Circle, manufactured by Cooke, Troughton & Simms Ltd, York c.1928 for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Used to measure positions of stars and planets at Greenwich (1933-post WWII), Herstmonceux (post WWII-1982) and Brorfelde Observatory, Denmark.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
2005-117
type:
transit circle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council