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Photograph (Gelatine Print) of the Great Nebula in Orion, by C. R. D'Esterre, 1912

Inventory Number: 46350
Object Type:
Persons: C. R. D'Esterre (Photographer)
Date Created: 1912
Brief Description: Gelatine print mounted on dark green card. The Orion Nebula taken with a 15-inch reflecting telescope on December 12, 1912. Enlarged from the glass negative, with compass points drawn on front of mount and an explanatory note on back.
Primary Inscriptions: Inscribed on back of mount: 'Great Nebula in Orion | Enlarged 4 diameters from Plate R145. (15in. Reflector) 12 December 1912. | 12h.4. Exposure 2h.10m.. 1m.m.=26.5". | Enlargement made direct from the original negative and not shaded out in any way. | The dark holes at 66m.m..145m.m.. 150m.m. radially from NP corner are defects on the negative, and part of the light | streak along the extreme SF edge is a defect on the print. | C. R. D'Esterre'.
Provenance: Transferred from the University Observatory, Oxford.
Collection Group: University Observatory Collection
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
214 165 mm

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