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    Default Mullard Observatory


    Been done to death I know but enjoyed a visit here yesterday so thought I would share.

    If u dont know the history, its basically tonnes of intricate scrap metal that were half mile & 1 mile radio telescopes used for astronomical observations.
    Owned by Cambridge university but funded by Mullard (the maker of radio valves) the site is partially operational but a substantial amount is not used!

    the explore was easy enough, there are live cctv & have read several reports of chases occurring, but we skirted these easily & kept out of trouble.
    Apologies for marks on some of the pics, I seem to have something on my mirrors I cant remove!

    27629428_931964830290820_1008395373452416462_o by Bikin Glynn, on Flickr

    27624804_931967593623877_1221723193312035356_o by Bikin Glynn, on Flickr

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    Great stuff, really enjoyed these :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedX_unleashed View Post
    Great stuff, really enjoyed these :)
    Thanks, not as good as JSP's pics on last report, I was hoping for a similar sunset but it was no to be!

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    Nice set mate.its a nice relaxed explore.we had a great sunset at the time
    I like to go where others fear to tread.

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    Nice photos :) looks like a nice place for a wander.
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    Awesome shots mate. Yeah I got busted within seconds here last time lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by UrbanX View Post
    Awesome shots mate. Yeah I got busted within seconds here last time lol!
    Strange that, couldn’t see anything where u first go in, just camera right near the big ins, presumably because u r nearing the live area at that end! We didn’t go right up to the big ins but I was happy enough with shots from where we were!

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    you say it's been done to death, but i don't get bored of seeing. thanks for sharing

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    Awesome shots, it's always cool to see this place. I bet it was a sight when the dishes were moving about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoneDust View Post
    Awesome shots, it's always cool to see this place. I bet it was a sight when the dishes were moving about.
    Thanks they are pretty awe inspiring & yes I imagine when it was all operational it was a sight to behold & quite hi tek!

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