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Bell tower detail on the right

Roman arch

Winchester Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral

Wide angle lens

Period houses

Queen Anne House

Japanese anemone

Variety of buildings

Museum

Bistro

Commemorating the Olympics

New building behind

Church of St Lawrence

Nearly 900 years old

Gargoyles

Fly your kite

Coat of arms

We had lunch here

We arrived at the observatory after trundling down some unmade roads and were welcomed with refreshments.   We were divided into groups and got down to photography.   It was windy causing a problem with the flora.  

Solarisation seemed appropriate

Dish in monochrome

Sky pointing

Looking up

and

below looking down

The workers

Red nose

Stairs

Hard hats had to be worn on the skirt around the Dish

The fields

Graffiti

Legs?

Wildflowers and the Dish

Two Dishes

Nature's dish

Monarda didyma

Circuits

Banks of computers

Colour

This enlarges a lot

but WHAT?

Rainbow ribbon

Brass

Keys

Bug mug

Blues behind

Mondrian colour?

Shasta daisy

Rat trap

Iris foetidissima pods

Rosa rugosa

Made in spare time

Owl keeps the birds away

Where is the head?

Fields from the path

Umbel

Dish through the umbellifers

Mallow - another natural dish

Mignonette

Sorrel

Geranium

Wonderful sky

Rain comimg!!

Scabious

Echium vulgare

 

Emphasizing a point

We were warned that it would rain at 3 and it did...  

Low-Band Array.   96 aerials observing the lowest frequencies 

High-Band Array.   Each 'tile' is 5 x 5 metres and contains 16 individual antennas

Ground nettle

Spider's art

Rain

We drove home through some very heavy summer rain and heavy traffic and arrived home rather later than hoped.    We had had a great day out.