Telescope drive clock with electro-mechanical cont

Made:
1889 in Dublin
maker:
Howard Grubb

Telescope drive clock with electro-mechanical controls and seconds pendulum from Sir Howard Grubb, Dublin . Purchased [£25-00] by Sir Norman Lockyer as drive for the 36-inch reflecting telescope [1913-657] at the Solar Physics Observatory, South Kensington.

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Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1889-42
Materials:
brass, complete, glass, steel, wood
type:
telescope drives (electro-mechanical)
status:
Permanent collection

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