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Merlin, Goonhilly Earth Station

Merlin, Goonhilly Earth Station

Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is the largest satellite earth receiving station in the world with over 60 dishes in total Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station is the world's largest satellite earth receiving station, located on Goonhilly Downs near Helston on the Lizard peninsula. There are over 60 communications dishes, 25 of which are in use, providing a significant proportion of the UK's satellite connectivity. The site also links into undersea cable lines. The first communications dish was Antenna One, otherwise known as Arthur, and was built in 1962 to link with Telstar. It was the first open parabolic design and received the first live transatlantic television broadcasts from the United States. Many of the dishes are named after characters from Cornish legends. The largest dish, Merlin, has a 32 metre diameter & is pictured here.

Mary Fletcher

Image size: 6000 x 4000, 15.57Mb | Camera details: NIKON D7100 | Date uploaded: 29/11/2020

Mary Fletcher | Merlin, Goonhilly Earth Station
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A superb high gloss finish printed directly onto 4mm acrylic with a protective backing coat applied. Comes complete with 4 brushed aluminium effect stand off mounts. Please note all sizes quoted are in inches. Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery of this product.


Designed to cover a large amount of wall space, canvas prints are ideal for big rooms. We only use 100% cotton canvas with a thickness of 340GSM, not cheap synthetic fibre alternatives. All dimensions for canvas products are in inches. Our normal finish is to 'wrap' the edges - please e-mail us at time of order if you require mirrored, black or white edges.


We print with a 12 colour process, this means we can print a much larger colour range than most printing companies that normally use a 4 or 8 colour process. All sizes for our gloss paper prints are in inches. Please note prints are supplied without mounts or frames.


We print with a 12 colour process, this means we can print a much larger colour range than most printing companies that normally use a 4 or 8 colour process. All sizes for our matt paper prints are in inches. Please note our prints are supplied without mounts or frames.


We print with a 12 colour process, this means we can print a much larger colour range than most printing companies that normally use a 4 or 8 colour process. All sizes for our satin paper prints are in inches. Please note our prints are supplied without mounts or frames.


Square (with rounded edges) High quality, cork backed, gloss finish on the front. Size - appx 9.5cm.


Our wall clocks measure appx 19cm square and are sublimation printed on to aluminium to give a durable high gloss finish. Ideally suited to square images but we will provide a proof before printing if you select any other ratio. Requires a single AA battery (not included)


6mm foam backed - printable are appx 24cm X 19cm. We need appx 3mm bleed for these.


A white, 10oz ceramic mug with a maximum printable area of 9cm high by 18cm wide


A 'proper mug' - 15 oz of pure indulgence, maximum print area 9cm high by 18cm wide.


A white 8 oz mug, altogether more 'dainty', maximum print area of 9cm high by 17cm wide


Printed both sides (same design) our tote bags are made from hard wearing, tightly woven white polyester with an overall size of appx 42 X 45cm and a maximum printing area of 27 X 40cm. Ideal in these days of re-useable bags.


Non-insulated aluminium water bottle with a white enamel coating, complete with both sports and conventional tops. 600ml capacity - not suitable for hot or carbonated drinks, not dishwasher safe. These work best with square or landscape images and have a maximum printable area of 8cm high X 17cm around.