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Marlborough College
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Astronomy Now
February 2003
Victorian PhoenixC.E. BarclayThe story of the refurbishment of the 10" Barclay Equatorial up to the opening of the observatory by Prof. Joe Silk FRS in October 2002
Physics Education
September 2003
Back to Basics: Naked Eye AstronomyC.E. BarclayThe benefits of first-hand observation and a structure for an observing evening
Gazette & Herald
7th October 2004
Astronomy in MarlboroughP.H.D WettonDraft for the published article
Marlburian 2004
October 2004
Someone has hole-punched the Sun!C.E. BarclayThe College involvement in the 2004 Venus transit.
Astrophysics and Geophysics
December 2004
Joseph Gurney Barclay FRAS (1816-1898)C.E. BarclayA Victorian astronomer and the restoration of his 1860 10" Cooke refractor
Radcliffe ReportC.E. BarclayA Report of a year's internal observing on a Tuesday night
June 2005
Astronomy Expedition to La PalmaC. E. BarclayThe magazine account of the 2005 La Palma trip
Star Gazing - A New EraC.E. BarclayOutreach at the Blackett observatory
Frontiers Magazine
Summer 2006
La PalmaC.E. BarclayA Write-up of the two La Palma visits origninally published in the ING newletter winter 2005.