Institute of Astronomy

Observatories

Plans of Allegheny Observatory, Allegheny City. Found in 'The Brickbuilder' Vol. 9 No. 6 Plates 41 and 48.
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Cambridge Observatory, circa 1829.
Coloured print, possibly by J. & H.S. Storer of Cambridge.
Framed and mounted, 26x21cm.
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Cambridge Observatory, circa 1830's.
From the title page of the Cambridge Observations Vol. VI (1834)
Engraving 120x52 mm. DSpace

Aerial Photograph of the Cambridge Observatories, post 1960.
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View looking South West from top of Cambridge Observatory, circa 1900. 18x12 cm.
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Plans of Cambridge Observatory, 1820's.
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John Mead drawing of Cambridge Observatory, North elevation, 1820's
Coloured, 84x53cm
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Drawings of Cambridge Observatory Gardener's Cottage, 1864
53x77 cm. With inscription on reverse by J.C. Adams.
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Photograph of McClean Solar Instruments hut at Cambridge Observatory, circa 1906. 16x12 cm.
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Panoramic view of Cambridge Observatories and grounds from top of the Newall dome. By W.H. Manning, 1908
Two strips 22cm. high and 125 and 131 cm. long.
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Exhibition of rare books from Cambridge Observatories Library.
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Interior of Cambridge Solar Tunnel, c.1955.
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Interior of Library, Cambridge Observatory.
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Early b/w photograph of South Front Cambridge Observatory.
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Cambridge Observatory building with crane during construction of Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1989.
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Cambridge Observatory Building: roof refurbishment Aug/Sept 1991.

Coelostat house at Cambridge Observatory opened for afternoon observations shortly before autumnal equinox and summer solstice. Contains McClean solar installation
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Temporary observatory at Fosterdown, Surrey, established to observe return of Halley's Comet in May 1910.
Mounted print 35x43 cm.
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Institute of Astronomy 1986, photographed by Richard Sword.
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Institute of Astronomy telescopes and domes, 1991
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Institute of Astronomy: Official Opening of the Lecture Theatre, 10th November 1999
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Aerial photograph of the Institute of Astronomy
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Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, early design drawings, c.1966, but not as built
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Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, c. 1960s
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Lithograph of Lick Observatory 36inch. Warner & Swasey, 1889
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Lick Observatory Library late 1900s
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Plane Crash at Lick Observatory,1939
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Madras Observatory Papers, J. Goldingham (1827) scanned plates from book DSpace

Plans of Solar Tunnel at Cambridge Solar Outstation in Malta
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Hut south of Newall Telescope with McClean Solar Equipment, 1911
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Album of photographs relating to the Mount Wilson Solar Observatory and scenery, c. 1908
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Newall dome and pavillion at Cambridge, c.1906
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Newall telescope dome with original Northumberland dome to one side (taken some time before 1934). 29x23 cm.
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Plans of various international Observatories,c.1829
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Possible competition design for an observatory
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Private Observatory of Sir William Keith Murray (1801-1861) at Ochtertyre, Perthshire, Scotland.
Circa 1858, 4 mounted photographic prints, including his 9-inch Cooke equatorial.
(See also MNRAS 19 (1859) 230)
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Paris Observatory
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Plan of Pulkovo Observatory (1864)
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Sequence of photographs taken during the construction of the Royal Greenwich Observatory building in Cambridge, 1988-9 by M.F. Ingham
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Solar Physics Observatory. First half of 20th Century
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Solar Physics Observatory, c.1913-
Photographed from South, shows Newall dome and old Northumberland dome.
Scan is part only due to size of original 63x36 cm.
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Solar Physics Observatory, at South Kensington. Photographs of buildings and apparatus with some modern copies, Late 19th cent.
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Solar Physics Observatory, at South Kensington, Early 1900's.
Views accross site looking East and West.
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Solar Physics Observatory, in Cambridge, North & South elevations.
Architects drawing 1912. 55x39 cm.
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Solar Physics Observatory, c.1926
View from directly South. Original is 44x33 cm.
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Photographed by E. W. Tattersall. The Solar Physics Observatory, Cambridge, c.1913
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