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Unknown in plastic Bags

Unidentified · Astronomy

These are two long bags made of thick, transparent plastic. Both are stapled shut at the top. One (2018.ast.108.1) has a piece of light pink foam taped onto the exterior of the package). On the inside of each package is visible some equipment, including two cylindrical pink pieces, a cylindrical felty shape, a plastic cylinder and a number of white zip ties.

Accession Number: 2018.ast.108.1-2

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Primary Materials: Plastic, Fabric


On 2018.ast.108.1, written on tape stuck to the exterior of the package: “DO NOT REMOVE

Dimensions (cm): Length = 35, Diameter = 11

Function: Unknown


Excellent: These packages appear unopened and their contents in perfect condition.

Associated Instruments:


Date of Manufacture: Prior to 2009


These objects were moved from the David Dunlap Observatory in Richmond Hill in 2009, upon the sale of the observatory. They were stored at the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics until 2017, when it was moved to a new storage location in McLennan Physical Laboratories.

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