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Taylor Range Observatory outside 1997

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