Summary

Box for telescope and striding level of 10 inch theodolite, made by Troughton & Simms, London. Used at Melbourne Observatory.

Physical Description

Scales on silver to five minutes. Micrometers & microscopes. Tangent screws & spring. Stride level. The head of each opposing micrometer microscope is divided into 60 equal parts, thus enabling the horizontal circle to be read to one second. Note on paper in box by 'P.B' ie Pietro Baracchi: 'Prepared June 85. Adjusted for verticality and collimation in azimuth...'

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