The Observatory 1

This is a series of photos showing the observtory being built in the late 1950's, some of the completed observatory and then a couple of Horace Barnett who, with friends family, built the telescope. It was a fantastic avhievement and even today remains one of the largest amateur telescopes in the country.

We're very proud to look after this piece of Chesterfield's heritage and will be forever grateful to Horace and everyone who was involved in building it.

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