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Sliding carriage installed on base unit


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About this observation
Richard Miles
Time of observation
22/06/2017 - 00:10

Construction of new observatory continues. The upper section will eventually comprise two asymmetric shells that enclose the scope and its mount, and which slide off manually in the East-West direction. The photo shows these completed carriages that will carry the superstructure. The right-hand photo shows the carriages partly slid apart; the left closed up. The photo is taken looking due South.

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