Skip to main content
Hong Kong Observatory Brand Hong Kong - Asia's world city
GovHK Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese Search Search Site Map Contact Us
red dot
Print Version
Back
Print Version PDF Version

 

Transit instrument for measuring astronomical time
Similar type of transit instrument used by the Observatory for determining the time with astronomical observations in the 19th century.

Year 1883:

Local time was determined by astronomical observations at the Observatory by using a 6-inch Lee Equatorial and a 3-inch Transit Circle.

Last revision date: <30 Sep 2013>