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Essential maintenance

HES is currently undertaking essential maintenance on our web services. This will limit access to services in the following ways:

- Subscription access for HES online services will be unavailable (Scran, NCAP)

 - Image purchasing options will be limited (Canmore, Britain from Above, Scran, NCAP)

 - Any enhanced services which require a log in will be unavailable (My Canmore, Britain from Above contributions, Scran contribute)

 General access to these services will all continue. Enquiries will still be able to be submitted.

 We anticipate services to be restored from Monday 1st February 2021.



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A building containing celestial telescopes in which astronomical or meteorological phenomena may be observed.


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CAMERA OBSCURA A building or room in which images of outside objects are projected on to a screen from a long-focus lens using natural light.
CANTEEN A self-service dining room, especially for workers/employees; also in institutions, such as schools, hospitals, etc.
COMMERCIAL OFFICE The administrative office of a commercial concern.
COUNTING HOUSE An accounts office, especially within an industrial or commercial complex.
MARITIME OFFICE A building from where marine operations are directed.
POST OFFICE A building, department or other establishment where postal business is carried out.
SCHOOL An establishment in which people, usually children, are taught.
TIME OFFICE A room or building occupied by a person employed to keep accounts of workers' hours of labour. Linked Data resource