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Double Reflecting Circle Designed by Capt. W. F. Owen, London, c. 1830

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Inventory Number: 24372
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Persons: Captain W. F. Owen
Date Created: c.1830
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
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Brief Description: Double reflecting circle, each circle with 4 vernier index arms, clamp and tangent screws, 2 reading microscopes. Circles enclose optics comprising an index mirror for each circle, with shade, horizon glass with set of pivoted shades, telescope with lateral adjuetement by knurled screw.
Primary Inscriptions: "Invented by Capt. William FitzWilliam Owen" "Royal Astronomical Society. Presented by Captn. Owen. No. 2."
Provenance: Presented by the Royal Astronomical Society.
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Material(s): Brass

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