Postcard, "University Observatory, Champaign Ill."

Title

Postcard, "University Observatory, Champaign Ill."

Subject

Astronomy
Photography
Archtiecture

Description

Looking south at the north entrance to the Observatory. The eastern most transit room is partially open. The windows in all four transit rooms would slide down and a shutter in the roof would open allowing the transit telescope the ability to observe the meridian. The eastern transit room was home to the 2-inch Troughton & Simms universal instrument.

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

Personal collection of Michael Svec

Date

circa 1900

Contributor

Michael Svec

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

postcard

Coverage

University of Illinois Observatory, Urbana, Illinois

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches

Files

yellObsyPost.jpg

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Postcard, "University Observatory, Champaign Ill.",” University of Illinois Observatory Collection, accessed November 19, 2017, http://uiobservatory.omeka.net/items/show/27.