Daily cosmobite: Harley Wood’s dome demolished in 1986

HWDomeDemolition1986.NLThe brick building under Harley Wood’s dome was demolished in 1986. The copper dome and Melbourne astrograph were intended by Macquarie University to continue their scientific work. However, this never came to be. The copper dome and astrograph were returned to the Powerhouse museum in 2008.

 

The demolition of Wood’s Melbourne astrograph building. Photo by Nick Lomb,¬†¬©MAAS.

 

 

 

 

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