Herstmonceaux Castle, East Sussex

The home of the Royal Observatory (See London other institutions.)after its removal from Greenwich in 1948-58. In 1967, the Isaac Newton Telescope was opened. It is a 98 inch reflector, the largest in Western Europe, which now lives in the observatory on La Palma in the Canary Islands.


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