Four little telescopes

This is a photo step by step of the making of four little model telescopes, which were presented to guest speakers at the North West Astronomy Festival, held at The Heath offices in Runcorn Cheshire 27th & 28th June 2015.  Organised by Andrew and Sue Davies of The Knowledge Observatory it is one of the largest independent festivals in the UK.  Here’s the website address


Below are a series of photos building the little scopesIMAG2881IMAG2882



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Here are some photos from the North West Astronomy Festival 2015 courtesy of John Harty, The Knowledge Observatory  and Runcorn and Widnes Astronomical Group (

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