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A brand new state-of-the-art observatory is set to open its doors later this month.
Kielder Water and Forest Park will unveil the facility as part of its Art and Architecture programme.
The timber-build observatory is located on Black Fell hilltop and was designed by the London-based Charles Barclay Architects.

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The Kielder Observatory is a new  astronomical facility for the north of England.

Kielder, Hexham, Northumberland, UK

Permanent telescopes:

Meade LX 200 14 inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope with built-in GPS and motor drives, mounted on equatorial wedge, wired for computer connection in warm room.

Pulsar Optical 20 inch Split-ring Equatorial F4 telescope, fully manual with potential for camera mount and motor drives for remote operation.

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