Bradley Meridian And James Bradley Black Plaque Photo

Bradley Meridian and James Bradley black plaque - The Bradley Meridian    The first British National Meridian    The Greenwich Meridian was set according to the  location of the telescope used by the Astronomer  Royal to establish time. Between 1750 and 1850, the  Greenwich Meridian was marked by the north-south line  running through the Transit Instrument first used  by James Bradley, the 3rd Astronomer Royal (1742-62).    The Bradley Meridian served as Longitude 0° for all of  the earliest Ordnance Survey maps of England.    When the Airy Tra

Bradley Meridian And James Bradley Black Plaque Map


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