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Product images of Method of observing the Sun at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Product details Method of observing the Sun at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Method of observing the Sun at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Interior view of a darkened chamber at the old Royal Observatory building, with a refracting telescope projecting an image of the Sun. The observatory was completed in 1676: in that year there were both solar eclipses and a transit of Mercury. Plate 3 (left half detail) from Ichnographia speculae Regiae Grenovici exquisite facta (London, 1676) a series of engravings commissioned by Sir Jonas Moore, the leading force in the construction and equipping of the original Royal Greenwich Observatory. The plate bears the inscription: "Domus Obscurata ad Maculas, Eclipsesque Solares Excipiendas, peropportuna ". Sir Jonas Moore (1617-1679) mathematician and patron of astronomy was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1674.
Original: etching. 1676
- Image ref: RS-10251
- The Royal Society