The telescope column

The telescope will be located on the first floor, and needs to stand on a pillar with an independent, acoustically-isolated, foundation, shown below:
The column foundation
The inner metal tube, which will later be filled with concrete, is put into place.
Gently does it
With the concrete floor slab poured and set, it is beginning to look as though a building may one day appear!
Concrete floor

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An astronomical observatory at The Long Eaton School, scheduled to open in early 2012
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