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Today we paid a visit to this massive radio telescope at Joddrell Bank, Cheshire, built by Lovell in the 1950s and still very much in use today.

Well worth a visit now the new visitor centre is up and running Smile

Dilys

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony Alpha SLT-A55V
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Dec 2011 - 4:29 PM
Focal Length:18mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Lovell Telescope
Username:DilysT DilysT
Uploaded:28 Dec 2011 - 6:36 PM
Tags:Joddrell Bank, Landscape / travel, Lovell telescope, Radio telescope, Telescope
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buxton
buxton  6 England
28 Dec 2011 - 6:56 PM

Been there a couple of times, never got a shot i liked, not like this one. Well done.
Martin..

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2011 - 7:39 PM

I like the sun reflecting off the underside, nicely captured Dilys.

Dave

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2011 - 8:09 PM

Nice composition Dilys, agree with Dave re sunlight reflection... A very imposing structure

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DilysT
DilysT e2 Member 3DilysT vcard United Kingdom
28 Dec 2011 - 8:29 PM

Thanks everyone Smile It was facing upwards today apparently because of the high wind.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2011 - 9:04 PM

A nice juxtaposition of the man made and the natural - nice one.

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barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2011 - 7:53 AM

you really caught this one well....

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