Welcome to the Astronomy Centre Website, we hope you find your visit useful, informative & enjoyable.

 

October 2017 ..... Thanks to the 3peaks Observatory for the donation of a 3.5 metre radio dish / mount ,

                             receiving and control equipment. This will create a substantial non-visual

                             observing facility for distributed and point radio sources.

                            

 

By mid-summer 2017..........   Remscope ( remote control telescope)  foundations and blockwork proceeding.

                                             Open source server for web site and file system assembled and working.

                                             Web based status / display and booking system V1 - live. 

                                             Over spring a selection of large binoculars were constructed.

                                             This summer -  toilet block modifications carried out.

                                             Site vegetation control proceeding.

                                             Solar Flux detector antenna being modified.

                                             Access bridge safety rails installed.

     

                                    

                                                                                  

 

New outside store.....ready for use. A new coat of varnish on the toilet block door complements the new store.

 

The `GANDER` 20" Dobsonian rollout shelter nearly ready for its occupant.

 

 

November....new weatherproof coatings for `rollout` telescope shelters.