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Grubb 13" Telescope 139 Years on
A Project is Born
In the latter half of 2016 Professor Paul Callanan, Department of Physics at University College Cork (UCC), approached the Cork Astronomy Club to explore the possibility of undertaking a joint project working with the 138 year old Grubb telescopes housed in the Crawford Observatory in UCC (pictured below).
COSMOS 2017 will take place from March 31st to April 2nd 2017.