Old Telescope on the Butes - Alderney

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    Who knows how long this old public telescope has been here. It worked when I arrived here 2 years ago, but some thoughtless person has broken the eyepiece since then! It overlooks the magnificent Braye Bay, with Fort Albert on the other side. The area with the Houses on the right is "Newtown", and I think it was new in the early 1700's ;-)
    You can tell it is Summer because of all the Yachts behind the Breakwater!
    Processed from a single RAW - The Sun was setting behind me at the time.
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    View my stream LARGE on DARKR it is worth it.

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    Peem (pattpoom), tolis*, Zαk, aevarg, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Peem (pattpoom) 58 months ago | reply

      This is a very beautiful shot of a very beautiful view.!!!
      Great composition, wonderful light, color and clarity.
      I wish you have a great time.:)

    2. tolis* 58 months ago | reply

      Amazing perspective Neal!!
      i can see at least a dozen good places to take pics!!
      Alderney looks such a lovely place through your lens!

    3. Panorama Paul 58 months ago | reply

      I always love it when you post these expansive landscapes Neil... gives me a very good idea what Alderney looks like!

    4. HellonEarth2006 58 months ago | reply

      Lovely shot. Georgeous scenery.

    5. Rob Cherry [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      fantastic view Neil - great shot mate =)

    6. jssutt 58 months ago | reply

      vandals and idiots.....

      THis is a great photo, i love the lonely-ness of the ol' telescope...

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