SU8651 : Observatory, Queen's Avenue, Aldershot

taken 9 years ago, near to Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain

Observatory, Queen's Avenue, Aldershot
Observatory, Queen's Avenue, Aldershot
Dated 1906. It contains, or contained, an eight-inch refracting telescope. Grade II listed.
A plaque records that it was "presented to the Aldershot Army Corps by Patrick Y Alexander Esq 1906". Its Wikipedia article remarks: "Just what use the British Army made of their new telescope is a bit of a mystery."
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 21 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8645 5175 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.5021N 0:45.7494W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8645 5174
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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