Stansbury Park Observatory Complex (SPOC)


Images above were taken 19 SEP 2009
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Images above were taken 22 SEP 2005
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Harmons Observatory

Inception Through Preparing the Floor
Fall 1999 to 23 MAR 2001

Pouring and Finishing the Floor
24 MAR 2001 to 26 MAR 2001

Putting Up the Walls
27 MAR 2001 to 27 AUG 2001  27 AUG 2001 to 15 SEP 2001

Building the Roof
03 SEP 2001 to 11 OCT 2001  12 OCT 2001 to 22 NOV 2001  07 JAN 2002 to 25 APR 2002

Interior Work
14 AUG 2001 to 28 JUL 2012

Exterior Work
17 OCT 2001 to 25 FEB 2002  26 FEB 2002 to 11 OCT 2008

Building Dedication & Official Opening
16 APR 2005

The Ealing 40 cm (16") Reflector
JUL 2000 to 15 SEP 2002

The Grim 81 cm (32") Reflector
(Formerly known as the "Big Scope")
NOV 2000 to FEB 2002   FEB 2002 to DEC 2004
03 DEC 2004 to 04 MAR 2005   11 NOV 2006 to 05 MAR 2012

 
 
  Donna Pease Wiggins Refractor House
 
Inception Through Pouring the Floor
12 OCT 2002 to 24 JUN 2004

Putting Up the Walls & Doors
04 JUL 2005 to 16 SEP 2005

Putting Up the Roof & Dome
22 JUL 2005 to 31 AUG 2005   03 to 17 SEP 2005   17 SEP 2005 to 07 OCT 2005

Interior Work
09 AUG 2005 to 30 JUN 2012

Exterior Work
12 OCT 2005 to 2 MAY 2014

Building Dedication & Official Opening
05 AUG 2006

The Clark/Brandt 200 mm (~8") Refractor
03 JUL 1989 to 11 OCT 2005  11 OCT 2005 to 05 AUG 2006

Refractor Dedicated and Renamed the Andrew "Andy" Bogdan Refractor
24 JUL & 05 AUG 2006

 

SPOC: The Early Years, 1976-1983

Moving the SPOC Dome to Temporary Storage
  01 JUL 2002 to  08 SEP 2002