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Taylor Range Observatory outside 1997


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About this observation
Peter Anderson
Time of observation
15/08/2018 - 01:50
Taylor Range Observatory outside 1997
Observing location
Brisbane Australia
standard camera

This shows the observatory with the twin section roofs rolled somewhat open.  The roofs (one or both), are opened to the extent that provides a slot to observe through. As the observatory is aligned true north/south, an opened slot is east west and so solar system objects traverse in a general direction along the open slot which is very convenient. Usually the slot is only opened 2 - 3 feet. If the whole southern sky is required, the southern roof is rolled totally off. Ditto for the northern roof and the northern sky.   Otherwise the slot is adjusted as required.

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