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A 6 inch telescope made by Sir Howard Grubb.

Telescope, 6-inch equatorial refractor telescope, iron / brass / glass, made by Sir Howard Grubb, Dublin, Ireland, 1880-1882, used at north dome Sydney Observatory, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. A 6 inch equatorial refractor telescope consisting of a telescope and drive unit that attaches to a cast iron stand. The stand breaks down into three pieces. Other components that make up the telescope include a cast iron weight, two electrical cords with switches, a pulley, a crank handle and brass spacer and a trouble light. Observatory Stock number 1.

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