Mounted photographs of the Sun

Made:
1876 in London
maker:
Solar Physics Observatory, South Kensington
photographer:
J Norman Lockyer

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Twelve photographs of the Sun on single mount. Sir Norman Lockyer (1836-1920) took this series of 12 photographs of the
Science Museum Group Collection
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Twelve photographs of the Sun on single mount.

Sir Norman Lockyer first began to assemble astronomical instruments in South Kensington in the 1870s. The Solar Physics Observatory was established in 1875 under Lockyer's oversight, eventually being relocated to Cambridge in 1911.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1876-1038
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Sir Norman Lockyer
status:
Loan

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