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Correspondence on Cape Observatory instruments, 1950 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/403

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the instruments of the Cape Observatory, covering the collimator lens, the 40-inch telescope, the regraduation of the movable circle of the Cape reversible transit circle, the Cape 18-inch reflector, and the recording microphotometer and silkworm threads for the telescope and microphotometer eye pieces.


  • Creation: 1950 - 1956


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:26:12+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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