Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Friday August 3, 1894

Lassell Dome, 1884-c.1896Mr Wrigglesworth & Mr Taylor from T. Cooke & Sons came with reference to estimates for new Altaz. Dome & moving & reerecting Lassell dome.

Willilam Christie, Astronomer Royal


RH says..... The instrument-making firm Thomas Cooke and Sons built both the Lassell and altazimuth domes at Greenwich. The former (pictured) was reused to surmount the New Physical Observatory.

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