2013

NO3730 : Balgay Hill, Mills Observatory

taken 11 years ago, near to Lochee, Dundee, Scotland

Balgay Hill, Mills Observatory
Balgay Hill, Mills Observatory
The Mills Observatory is the UKs only full-time public observatory. It is the only British observatory to have been built with the sole aim of encouraging public understanding of science. Mills Observatory is located in Balgay Park , on the wooded summit of Balgay Hill, one mile west of Dundee City Centre.
Second hill in Dundee with Tricky Speirs this morning on our homeward journey from Shetland to Wormit. This is a rear side view of the Mills Observatory.
Name: Balgay Hill
Hill number: 105007
Height: 147m / 482ft
Area: 26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
Class: 1
Grid ref: NO377307 (est)
Drop: 63m
Col: 84m

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Mills Observatory [7] · Balgay Hill [4] · Full-time Public Observatory [2] · Summit of Balgay [2] ·
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NO3730, 27 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Rude Health   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 9 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 June, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 3770 3076 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:27.8905N 3:0.7604W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 3770 3075
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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