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#51 helpwanted

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 08:39 AM

Philco... I love your collection!
I have always looked for books on Mt Wilson and Pic du Midi.

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 11:46 AM

Another book on "Pic du Midi" in the French Pyrenées (2878m)

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Posted 18 July 2012 - 12:31 PM

140th anniversary of the Strasbourg observatory in France, currently home of all astronomical databases:

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#54 PhilCo126

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Posted 26 August 2012 - 04:44 AM

An excellent book, which was based on the author's doctoral thesis at Oxford University. A must-have for everyone with a passion for astronomical observatories!

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#55 PhilCo126

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:41 AM

Some books on observatories " Down Under "

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Australian Observatories :bow:

While this is the OBSERVATORIES topic, let me point out this list:
http://www.astronomi...s-astronomiques

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#56 PhilCo126

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 05:25 AM

50 years ESO - European Southern Observatory

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 06:37 AM

ReractorPhil, you've an amazing astro library! Wow!

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:02 AM

Thanks ... that's almost 4 decades of collecting. I'm still looking for a book or brochure on the Haleakala Obs...
Here're some European observatory books worth mentioning:
The 10,4 m GTC - Gran Telescopio Canarias remains the largest (single mirror) telescope in the world...

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Posted 29 March 2013 - 05:07 PM

In preparation on a book on professional robotic observatories I've toured New South Wales observatories... An impression:
http://www.flickr.co...s/72473941@N03/
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 10:32 AM

ORM - Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos on La Palma, canary islands - Spain.
Still available via Sheila Crosby's website:
http://dragontree.sh.../products-page/

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 01:28 AM

setting up a small observatory from concept to construction

Building a Roll-Off Roof Observatory: A Complete Guide for Design and Constru...

The Sky is Your Laboratory: Advanced Astronomy Projects for Amateurs






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