Mallee sky an Observatory at Wunkar in the Riverland of South Australia

Laying foundations
Laying the foundations

Power cable installation
Laying power cable to stobie pole

Inserting frame for pier base
Inserting the reinforcing frame for pier base

Base being constructed
Base being constructed


Transporting the dome from Swan Reach


Etching surfaces with acid


Welding safety fence in base

Construction winch system
Adrian constructing winch system to raise/lower hatch

Applying primer
Applying Red Oxide primer

Base onsite
Base onsite...Fitting column on floor through doorway

Cladding external wall
Cladding external wall

Access tracks
View showing access tracks

Painting Interior
Painting interior

Attatching dome to base
Attatching dome to base

All in place
All is in place safely...

Sunset on Observatory Hill
Sunset on Observatory Hill

Wiring path lights
Wiring path lights on each post

Telescope
No more packing and unpacking the telescopes!

Posters

Beth checking the curtains and posters are
all in place properly


Display and cuppa area of the visitors centre...opened 2007

 


Display and cuppa area of the visitors centre...opened 2007
All is finished
The finished product!

 

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