Failand Observatory

BASIL August 2023

The front cover of August’s BASIL shows progress with the installation of the foundations for the Star-Chair 3000 – an electrically driven, joystick controlled large binocular (6-inch) observing chair. Since this photograph was taken, the concrete pour has taken place and preparations are being made for the installation of the shed which will house the […]

BASIL November 2021

The front cover of BASIL is a photo of the BAS Failand Observatory, showing the recent refurbishment of the 18-inch NGT telescope roll-off shed (also see page 28). Solar activity continues to be slightly higher than predicted values for this stage of the solar cycle – see pages 4 to 5. November provides good opportunities […]

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