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Talk, Thu 20 Dec 2018

Modern Telescopes: Their Evolution and Development

Modern Telescopes: Their Evolution and Development

Details

This talk by John Nichol explains how the technology to produce 8m class telescopes (and larger) has evolved. John will also be talking about how developments have made possible the super telescopes now under construction.

John Nichol, the founder of Nichol Optical, has over 30 years' experience of making telescope optics.

Free refreshments.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 20 Dec 2018 19:45 to 21:30

Prices

Free for members of the society.
£3 on the door for non-members.

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Address

Ayton Village Hall, Wilsons Lane,
East Ayton,
Scarborough,
North Yorkshire,
YO13 9HY

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 989848  Lat: 54.24939 Long: -0.48325

By Road:-
From Railway Station head out of Scarborough on A170 signposted Thirsk. At roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A170 (signposted Thirsk) A170. Continue forward onto Racecourse Road - A170. Entering East Ayton at mini-roundabout bear right (signposted Thirsk) A170. Continue forward onto Main Street. Entering West Ayton turn left onto Wilsons Lane.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Scarborough station