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The telescope is in

As the construction phase nears an end, today saw the very significant step of the installation of the main telescope, a Meade LX200 16 inch. The very complex process of creating the observatory, within the larger build project, began several … Continue reading

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First view – the telescope

Miss Flood visited Telescope House in Surrey earlier this week to confirm arrangements for the astronomical instruments that will be used in the observatory. Here she is pictured with the main telescope, a Meade LX200 16. Some brief facts about … Continue reading

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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 inner metal tube, which will later be filled with concrete, is put into place. With the … Continue reading

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