Here are a few pictures of major observatories They are in small sections, grouped by location, to save on the time it takes to download them over slow links. If you want to work through in order, click at the bottom of each page. For shortcuts, click on the links here for SAAO, Mauna Kea and ESO

Just before sunset in August 2000. The telecopes is the William Herschel Telescope. Photo: John Davies.

This what things look like after dark! Photo: John Davies.

The shadow of the 1m JKT projected onto the WHT. The shadow of the mountain is in the background. This only occurs on a couple of days of the year when the Sun rises in exactly the correct place to throw the shadow onto the WHT. Photo: John Davies.

Pictures of SAAO, Sutherland.?

John Keith Davies
Astronomy Technology Centre, Royal Observatory, Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ
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