My Heavens pp 65-68 | Cite as

The Opening Ceremony and “Sky at Night”

So now I had an observatory at the edge of Long Crendon village at co-ordinates 51 degrees 47 North, 01 degree 1 minute West. The name I arrived at was the Crendon Observatory—not very inspirational, but the best I could think of. Bob Antol (Chapter 14) named his observatory after his cat Grimaldi. I once had a tiny dog called “Whopper,” so I suppose that could have been an option.


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