Orwell Astronomical Society (Ipswich)
Open Day Programme,
04 October 1975
From 2.00pm until approx 11.00pm (weather permitting).
Displays of Members' Telescopes And Equipment
- 8½″ home constructed reflector, Roy Cheesman.
- 6″ home constructed reflector, Roy Gooding.
- 4½″ reflector, David Barnard.
- 3″ refractor complete with photographic equipment, Tom Cardot.
- 3″ refractor, David Bearcroft.
- 3″ refractor, John Deans.
- 2½″ refractor, Mark Cahill.
- 2½″ refractor, Martin Cook.
- 2½″ refractor, Steve Flory.
- 2½″ refractor configured for solar observing, Michael Stow.
- 2½″ refractor, Vernon Wilkes.
- Two antique telescopes on loan from Ipswich Museum.
Other Exhibits And Features
- Various types of Earth rocks similar to those found on the Moon (on loan from Ipswich Museum).
- Maps, books, photographs etc. on display on the club room.
- The Orwell Park Refractor will be engaged in solar work during daylight and will be used during the evening to observe the heavens.
- Refreshments will be on sale in the gym during the afternoon.
- Film shows: 3.30pm and approx 5.30pm. Please assemble in the gym. (The film show lasts about one hour.)
- The night sky: weather permitting, at approx 8.00pm we will hold an open meeting in the school grounds to show the constellations and other items of interest in the night sky. Please assemble in the gym at 8.00pm.