Construction or the Observatory building is now essentially complete with the telescope installed and operational. Today some control rods, manufactured by Duncan Hall, were installed on the Declination Lock and Declination fine adjustment. Only the attac
With the dome now in place all efforts are focused on turning the Gifford into an
operational Observatory. Now that the roof is sealed and the internal observing floor in
place a window has been installed and even on the ra
Week one of Wellington club rugby in the books (and week four of Manawatu and week two of Hawke’s Bay, as far as other notable Hurricanes region club competitions go). More than one comment has described the first day of Wellington club rugby on Saturday ‘interesting.’ On paper, Poneke’s 68-5 win over Wellington to retain...