Patrick Moores Observatory in Selsey England

Green Fibre Glass Shed

As I am essentially an observer of the Moon and planets, it may be said that my observatory is of the old-fashioned type, and this is no doubt true enough There are four main telescopes 15 in (380mm), 12.5in (317mm) and 8.5in (216mm) reflectors, and a 5 in (127 mm) refractor. The 15 in reflector has a wooden octagonal tube, partly enclosed, and is on a massive fork mounting there is a revolving head, so that the eyepiece can always be kept in a convenient position, and there are Figure 15.1 The...