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Margaret Watson LRPS AFIAP
 

Observatory

Observatory
 

Equipment
EquipmentA brief description of the current equipment and software that I use.
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Observatory Calculations
Observatory CalculationsThis is a calculator page that I use when I am in the observatory so I can get at easily from the PC.
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Observatory Construction, Page 1
Observatory Construction, Page 1Details of the construction of my observatory which was started on 11th April 2010.
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Observatory Construction, Page 2
Observatory Construction, Page 2Details of the construction of my observatory which contined through to August 2011.
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Observatory Construction, Page 3
Observatory Construction, Page 3While the Flappy panels seemed a good idea at the time back in 2011, and I suppose it was as it has worked very well over the past 4 years, the Sun of summer and -5C winters has finally destroyed them. Although they where made of 20mm thick marine grade ply the harsh environment caused the ply's to badly delaminate. After a lot of investigation I decided to go for the 2.2M short wall GRP dome manufactured by Pulsar.
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