|| We offer star parties
(observing sessions) and illustrated talks on astronomical subjects to
schools, libraries, and community groups.
||The telescopes at Foxmead are in
use nearly every clear night, primarily measuring the brightness of
variable stars and the movement of atmospheric features on the planet
||Our main telescope is a Celestron
28 cm Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector, housed in a SkyShed POD observatory. We also
have a number of other
telescopes, including a Coronado 4 cm
Personal Solar Telescope, used to
view the Sun in the light of Hydrogen Alpha gas.