Saturn Charles Piazzi Smyth
Product images of Saturn
View of the planet Saturn as observed through a telescope from the peak of Mount Teide, Tenerife.
Inscribed in ink underneath: 'Alta Vista Station Saturn As seen in the Pattinson Equatorial, with mag. power 500 at 3.0 Sid Time on September 5th and 7th. 1856.'
The 'Alta Vista Station' was the name of the camp erected at the peak of Mount Teide by Charles Piazzi Smyth and his party during their 1856 astronomical expedition to this volcanic mountain range.
From the 'Tenerife Papers of Charles Piazzi Smyth', a scrapbook of watercolours and stereographs documenting this expedition.
- Image reference: RS-17527
- ©The Royal Society
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