Solar observatory at Krasnoyarsk, Siberia unknown
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Solar observatory at Krasnoyarsk, Siberia
Landscape near the city of Krasnoyarsk, Siberia in Russia showing farmland with cattle in the foreground. In the distance is a ridge upon which a temporary astronomical observatory stands grouped around an existing small church tower. The observatory was used to record the total solar eclipse visible in Russia on 7 August 1889. Extra-illustration pasted before the title-page of the book Eclipse totale du soleil...Aout, 1887....issued in Russian [title page also in French] by the SociÃštÃš physico-chimique Russe (St, Petersburg, 1889). The photograph is captioned below: "Vue generale de la Station"
Original: albumen print. 1889
- Image reference: RS-10682
- The Royal Society
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