AGASTRO observatory dome installation

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AGASTRO observatory dome installation

Post by Gary »

Thanks to the heads up from fizzy. Enjoy the photos here (facebook): ... 1065633597
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It is how many people, less fortunate than you, got to look through it."
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Post by Tachyon »

I wonder what happened to the one at Starville?
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Post by andeelym »

Just curious, how much does one of these domes costs?

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Post by fizzy123 »

Hi Andee,

I think you can contact Jinpeng for further enquiries. He is the president of the AGAstro society and from what I new, this astro facility is fully funded by the govt (e.g. PA or MCYS) so cost may not have been their prime concerns

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Post by Lee »

Tachyon wrote:I wonder what happened to the one at Starville?
Had couples of service maintenance, usage was low, no 'champion' or internal interest group to enhance the use of the observatory.

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