Robinson Memorial Dome, Armagh

Robinson Memorial Dome, Armagh

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Credit: ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Robinson Memorial Dome, Armagh Observatory, Northern Ireland. This observatory was founded in 1790 by Archbishop Richard Robinson (1709-1794). The Robinson Memorial Dome and its 10-inch refractor telescope by Grubb was erected in 1885 in memory of the observatory's third director Thomas Romney Robinson (1792-1882). This photograph dates from the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. For the telescope, see image C025/0064.

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