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My backyard observatory so far....

Started by tegwilym, 04/21/2004 06:45AM
Posted 04/21/2004 06:45AM Opening Post
I still have a lot of work to do on it, but it's turning out well so far! Yeah, I know....I'm a dork for building an observatory in light polluted and rainy Renton, WA, but it will sure beat dragging stuff out in the yard when it is clear around here. Don't astronomers in Washington enjoy the hobby a lot more since we aren't spoiled with clear nights all the time? :-)

Anyway, you can see what I've bee doing here:
http://home.comcast.net/~tegwilym/observatory/observatory.html

Tom
Renton, WA
Posted 04/21/2004 01:52PM #1
Tom, looks great!

I surely hope to be able to build one for myself pretty soon....

Thanks for sharing! and enjoy!


Ivan
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Coconut Creek, FL

Ivan's Observatory
Lat 26N 16' 48" Long 80W 10' 48"
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Posted 04/21/2004 06:20PM #2
A good shot from the observatory construction.

Tom discovers tools! Hehe!



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