Yesterday we got to deliver our first telescope to Quantum Victoria. We managed to fit the entire thing, telescope, tripod, trolley and accessories into my car – not an easy feat, lucky I have a rather large car!
For those of you not in the know just yet, Quantum Victoria is a new Government centre of excellence and innovation for science and mathematics for school children and the perfect host for one of our telescopes. Now schools unable to participate in our whole program can come to Quantum Victoria to spend some time doing astronomy activities and, weather permitting (as always), look at the night sky in detail. Keep an eye on their webpage for upcoming programs!
It took more time to unpack than put it together, but here is the finished result;
Note the meter ruler at the base, gives you an idea of how big this machine is!