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 OBSERVATORYObserving session for FRiday 16th Jan - Members and Public 20:00 to 23:00
Saturday 17th Jan Members and Guests 2000-2300

Please note, the main telescope is not currently operational, but our other telescopes are in operation

Please check website to see if session is going ahead