Institute of Astronomy

Astronomical Objects

An account of the aurora borealis : seen near Cambridge, October the 24th, 1847: together with those of September 21, 1846, and March 19, 1847, seen at the Cambridge Observatory. With twelve coloured engravings / By John H. Morgan ... and John T. Barber ...Cambridge : Macmillan, Barclay, and Macmillan ; London, G. Bell, [1848] HIN520/F.27.2 DSpace

The Globule, Barnard 335 seen through 90 inch reflector, 1970.
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Two b/w photographs of Comet Bennett, 1970. Taken by William Granger.
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La Comete de Biela Struve, Otto Wilhelm  Scanned images of the plates from: "Observations de la Comete de Biela, faites a l'aide du Grand Telescope de l'Observatoire de Poulkova" par Mr. O. Struve. From Bull. phys.-math. Acad. sci. de St.Petersbourg t.6 n.4.5.  R.a.811 ASK LIBRARIAN DSpace

Images from The Bruce Photographic Telescope, 1896.
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A Cerro Tololo Schmidt print of the U.V. network of Nebulosity associated with the Vela Pulsar and supernova remnant, c.1970
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The Great Nebula in Orion, enlarged 7 times from the negative taken with 3 foot reflector, Ealing 30.1.83 by A.A. Common, 1883. Presented to R.S. Newall. 57x50cm.
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The Nebula of Orion photographed by A. A. Common (3 Foot Reflector) 1883.
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Lantern slide of the Moon by A.A. Common using 5-foot reflector, 'shortest exposure obtainable', 1892-1903?
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Curtis Schmidt, Cerro Tololo, 1969, (2 Photographs) Cygnus.Var 3, Range 18th -14th Magnitude. Period 416 days
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An Account of Donati's Comet of 1858
2 plates from this book of 1858.
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View of Donati's Comet of 1858 over Markree Castle, Ireland
Colour plate from this book of 1858 by Edward J. Cooper and A. Graham.
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The Gum Nebula
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Stereoscopic photograph of Lunar crater Copernicus with letter from Hale to Newall, 1920
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Comet Hale-Bopp 1997, taken by R.V. Willstrop with 3 Mirror Telescope.  HIN514/D.3.11

The Orbits of Halley's Comet, Biela's and Encke's compared with those of the planets.
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Nebula taken through the Harvard Refractor
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Jupiter, as seen with a Newtonian equatorial of thirteen inches aperture, October 25th 1856
Drawing by Warren De la Rue, engraved S. Russell. 44x29 cm.
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Jupiter, in February 1872
From Harvard College Observatory, printed by J.H. Bufford. 28x36 cm.
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Comet Kohoutek, 1973.  AMI/4/D.3.11

Mars,as seen at Madras in the Lerebours Equatorial, 1854
Drawing by Capt. W.S. Jacob, engraved by W. Forrest. 28x34 cm.
AMI/79/B/D.3.11 DSpace

Mars, as seen with a Newtonian equatorial of thirteen inches aperture, April 20 1856.
Print of drawing by Warren De la Rue, engraved by S. Russell. 44x30 cm.
AMI/79/L/D.3.11 2 copies
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Mars, as seen with a Newtonian equatorial of thirteen inches aperture, April 20 1856.
Print of drawing by Warren De la Rue, engraved by S. Russell. 43x29 cm.
AMI/79/M/D.3.11 2 copies
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Nebula Messier No. 8, 'The Lagoon Nebula', 1970
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The Southern Milky Way, c.1970
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3 Photographs of the Moon taken by brothers Paul and Prosper Henry (telescope makers), Paris Observatory, 1890
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Photographs of Moon and Jupiter with explanatory text, 1894
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Specimen Sheet (one of only 4 published) of a 5 x 5 area of the Moon's surface on a large scale, mid 19th Cent.
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Various Photographs of Moon and Nebulae, 1902-1910
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Photograph of Moon by Mount Wilson 100inch telescope, c.1920s
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Early Drawings of Moon etc from observing through Mr Newall's telescope at Gateshead by Henry Holiday, 1870-71
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Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744  black & white photographic print 51x37 cm mounted on card 77x51 cm.  Taken using Anglo Australian Telescope (circa 1975) HIN532/D.3.11 DSpace

Great Nebula of Orion (Harvard Refractor)
Print of drawing by R. Dale. 44x29 cm.
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Nebula in Orion, By R.S. Newall, Ferndene, 1884
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Single Map of Nebulae etc. in Orion, c.1930
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Various Planets and Nebula as seen with a Newtonian Equatorial of 13inches aperture, 1856
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Photograph of nebulae in the Pleiades, taken by Isaac Roberts, october 1886
photographic print- 23 x 28.5cm.
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Radcliffe Observatory Photographs of Nebula, 1954
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Celestial Photographs by Isaac Roberts end of 19th cent.
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Photograph of Stars in Cygnus by Isaac Roberts,1887
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Photograph of the Dumbbell Nebula,in Vulpecula (M27), by Isaac Roberts, taken 1888.
Mounted photographic print 30x36 cm.
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Photograph of Alpha Tauri by Isaac Roberts, taken 20th of December, 1886.
Photgraphic print- 25 x 27cm.
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Photograph of Alpha Orionis by Isaac Roberts, taken 29th of December, 1876.
Photgraphic print- 24 x 27cm.
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The Trails of the Minor planet 'Sappho' Taken by Isaac Roberts,on 14th of June, 1887.
photograhic print- 24 x 28.5cm.
AMI/81/A/D.3.11
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Saturn, as seen with a Newtonian equatorial of thirteen inches aperture, November 1852.
Print of drawing by Warren De la Rue. 44x30 cm.
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Saturn, as seen with a Newtonian equatorial of thirteen inches aperture, March 27 & 29 1856.
Print of drawing by Warren De la Rue, engraved by S. Russell. 44x30 cm.
AMI/79/J/D.3.11
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Saturn, as seen with a Newtonian equatorial of thirteen inches aperture, March 27 & 29 1856.
Coloured print of drawing by Warren De la Rue, engraved by S. Russell. 44x30 cm.
AMI/79/K/D.3.11
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Saturn,on the 15th November 1852
Drawing by Capt. W.S. Jacob, engraved by W. Forrest. 28x34 cm.
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SN 1987a AAT photograph and astrometry due to David Malin and Graeme White
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Solar Corona, 1956
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Solar Leeman Photographs, 1918
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The Great Spiral Nebula. (M51 or Whirlpool)
Print of drawing by R. Dale. 44x30 cm.
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Spiral nebula. Foreshortened. (possibly Andromeda galaxy?)
Print of drawing by R. Dale. 44x30 cm.
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Open Spiral. (possibly M99)
Print of drawing by R. Dale. 44x30 cm.
AMI/79/G/D.3.11 2 copies DSpace

Mosaic of in-focus and out-of-focus images of the St. Andrews pilot model Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope.  Photomontage of microphotographs.  Possibly by Jaroslav Cisar in 1953. AMI/99/D.2.10

Photographs of the Moon and Nebulae from Yerkes Observatory taken by Ritchley, Barnard et al., c.1900 (6 Photographs and 2 Mounts of text). Provenance: Given to Sir H Jeffreys
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