TQ3877 : Greenwich Observatory

taken 11 years ago, near to Blackheath, Lewisham, Great Britain

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Greenwich Observatory
Greenwich Observatory
The Royal Greenwich Observatory is now a major museum for astronomy and timekeeping and houses a large number of historical telescopes and timepieces. It's days as a proper observatory came to an end with the establishment of electric lights in the London streets, which destroyed the 'seeing' quality.
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TQ3877, 1957 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3884 7733 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.6739N 0:0.1270W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3863 7740
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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