Eclipse expedition instruments, 1889

Eclipse expedition instruments, 1889

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Caption: Eclipse expedition instruments, 1889. American Astronomer David Peck Todd (1855-1939) standing with his battery of automatic instruments. These were taken with him on his expedition to West Africa in 1889 to observe the total solar eclipse there.

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