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Altazimuth Eyepiece

AST0880
Astronomical and navigational instruments

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Collection Astronomical and navigational instruments
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleHistorical Association: Christie, William Henry Mahoney

Object details:

Object ID AST0880
Description Eyepiece. Said to be the eye end of Christie's Altazimuth, used at Greenwich 1899 - 1929. Graduated circle with screw for adjusting inclination (2 verniers) and three other adjusting screws with scales.
Date made 1896

Artist/Maker Troughton & Simms
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal: brass; metal: steel
Measurements Overall: 275 mm x 400 mm x 275 mm
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  • Altazimuth Eyepiece (AST0880)
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