Construction of the slab that the 16 inch F4 Run-off Roof Observatory will sit on. This was constructed August 2011.

Making the foundation slab for the mount was done in a number of stages. The primary slab was (600 x 600 cast slab of concrete was done first. The rest of the slab is made of 600 x 600 mm patio flags bedded into concrete. Total size is 2400 x 2400 mm.

We had excavate existing cable ducts and re-route cabling from the Dome and the Wide field camera Run-off roof as well. The Weather station will be re-located into the new observatory. The old shed is to be demolished.

Dave Owen images:-
https://picasaweb.google.com/113388810726069166553/110813#

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