volume 50, issue 3, P3.26-3.30 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-4004.2009.50326.x
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Abstract: It is 150 years since Sydney Observatory was established on Observatory Hill in the Central Business District of Sydney. Ragbir Bhathal outlines its development from inception in 1858 to its closur e as a scientific institution in 1982.