Collection of photographs relating to Dr Fred Jenkins

Made:
1995
part of archive:
Archive of Sir Patrick Moore

"Dr. Fred Jenkins was a prominent member of the Swansea Astronomical Society. He constructed the 20"" Shafer-Maksutov telescope (the largest in Wales), which was installed by the society in their Marina Towers observatory.

The photographs are captioned as follows:

1/ Dr Fred Jenkins built the telescope in his garage

2/ Fred and Society members installing the Fork in the Observatory

3/ The Fred Jenkins 20"" Shafer-Maksutov in situ

4/ The Marina Towers Observatory

5/ The Penllergaer Observatory with its unusual 'Top Hat' rotating 'dome', Sept 1995

Originally in an envelope labelled: 'University College of Swansea'"

Details

Extent:
150
100
Identifier:
MOOR/E/2/1/02

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