There has been a break in at the Astronomy Centre Todmorden, Unfortunately a lot of kit has been stolen. A full inventory is below. This is a public outreach facility and is Peter Drew’s life work. This is a big blow for the club.
Please be on the look out for new ads for Coronado scopes and Solar scopes that have been modified. Large refracting binoculars and large reflecting binoculars in particular. Please pass the word and inform the police and the Astronomy Centre if you have your suspicions.
If you can help by putting up warnings on any of the Astronomy forums,
that will be appreciated.
Peter has issued the following:
Thanks for any help that might help this situation. Most of the missing items are my personal possessions, some irreplaceable. Regardless of this, I’m always prepared to face this risk to make equipment available to those interested in astronomy. And will continue to do so.
So far, the list comprises:-
- Unique 6″ F8 refracting Binocular telescope
- Unique 6″ F8 reflectng binocular telescope
- 12″ Meade LX200 OTA
- 6″ F8 black Helios refractor modded Ha scope
- 6″ F8 blue Skywatcher refractor
- 3 Coronado PST bodies
- 2 black EQ6 mounts
- 1 white EQ6 Pro mount