Northamptonshire Natural History Society

Astronomy Section

Section President
Nick Hewitt
Section Secretary
James Whinfrey

Tom Boles' Observatory

The Hourglass Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

The original observatory at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

The Hourglass Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

The 10-inch SCT

The Hourglass Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

The observatory at Coddenham, Suffolk The 14-inch SCT, Paramount robotic mount and Apogee AP7 CCD

The Hourglass Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

The new observatory at Coddenham (photo: Kevin Smith)

The Hourglass Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

Equipped with two 14-inch SCTs, each with a Paramount robotic mount and Apogee AP7 CCD (photo: Kevin Smith)

The Hourglass Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

The official opening by Sir Patrick Moore (photo: Kevin Smith)

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