Experimental mirror transit circle

This object is an experimental mirror transit circle put together by an employee of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, a Mr R d' Atkinson. It consists of a lens/ mirror, approx 12" diameter, thick glass, silver one side in a metal stand, with wires attached.

Object Details

ID: ZBA1697
Collection: Astronomical and navigational instruments
Type: Experimental mirror transit circle
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Atkinson
Date made: circa 1960
Credit: Components. National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, RGO Collection
Measurements: Overall: 154 mm x 340 mm x 324 mm;Weight: 14.7 kg
Parts: Experimental mirror transit circle

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