Astronomers [Pietro Baracchi and Joseph Baldwin?] with the 9 inch refractor telescope by Grubb, Dublin, at Melbourne Observatory. East Transit Room in the background. The telescope had been donated by amateur astronomer James Oddie to the Commonwealth Government, to assist in the establishment of a commonwealth observatory.

Melbourne Observatory astronomers Pietro Baracchi and Joseph Baldwin spent one week each month at Mount Stromlo with the Oddie telescope, testing the suitability of the site for a permanent observatory.

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Astronomers [Pietro Baracchi & Joseph Baldwin?] with the Oddie 9 inch refractor telescope, erected at Melbourne Observatory, circa 1912.

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