Video: Creation and Evolution of an Observatory - Pic du Midi

Creation and Evolution of an Observatory - Pic du Midi
Publish date: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

On June 21, 2017, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Toronto Centre), hosted its Recreational Astronomy Night at the Ontario Science Centre, where Charline Norgrove (member) discussed the enormous challenges astronomers faced in building an observatory on the top of the Pic du Midi mountain, in France, and how it evolved from 1851 onward to the present day.