Home Observatories

Some astronomers build their own observatories for home use. Here are stories about how some of our members have done this. These pages are image-heavy and may take a while to load if you are using a dial-up connection.

A Transportable Observatory - by Jeremy Rundle

Building a 2-metre Octa-Geodesic Dome - by Eric Walker



JSL Observatory Next Session

Doors Open Day

Saturday 5th September

1400 - 1800

The observatory will be open for visitors to see our equipment and talk to members, with solar observing available too, weather permitting.