Observations

Daily cosmobite: Harley Wood’s dome under construction

Wood’s dome under construction in 1952Harley Wood’s dome has just returned to Sydney Observatory after a 28 years absence. It was built in 1952 to house the Melbourne astrograph, a photographic telescope. It is now part of our new East dome which sits on the same site as Wood’s original dome.

 

 

Wood’s dome under construction in 1952.  MAAS collection.

 

 

 

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