Summary

Small building housing the south collimating mark at Melbourne Observatory. The collimating mark was on the meridian line of the East Transit Telescope, and used to check the alignment of the telescope and any possible disturbance in its foundations.

Photograph taken circa 1935 by Rolf Baldwin, the son of the Government Astronomer, Joseph Baldwin.

Description of Content

Small building in centre middleground, to the west of front gates of the Observatory House. Grass in foreground, bushes and trees on either side of image.

Physical Description

Monochrome silver gelatin print.

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