Risk Assessements

These are aimed at both member of the section and the general public when visiting the obersvatory during public events and using the equipment.

Assessment Link
Risk Assessment and Guidance for Visitors
Risk Assessment and Guidance for Education Visitors
Laser Guidelines and Safety which covers the use of using laser points specifically for pointing out of stars within the night sky
Safety Requirements for Solar Observing with;
Celestron Nexstar 8” SCT and Full Aperture Solar Filter
Takahashi and Baader Herschel Wedge
Skywatcher 120mm Refractor and dedicated Full Aperture Solar Filter
Lunt 60mm Ha Solarscope and Skywatcher Solarquest mount
Fire Safety at the David Le Conte Observatory
Solar Eclipse Glasses and Spectral Grating Safety Instructions