The Hertfordshire Observatory has been designed to be accessible to all users, irrespective of browser type, speed of connection or physical ability, and to meet at least conformance level Double-A of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG).
You can find out more about these guidelines at the W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) site. Conformance to these Guidelines will help make the Web more accessible to users with disabilities and will benefit all users.
W3C Web Standards
An integral part of conforming to the W3C Accessibility Guidelines is the adherence to W3C Web Standards in the design and coding of all web pages on hertsdirect.org of which The Hertfordshire Observatory is part.
By designing to Web Standards, the informational content of web pages becomes accessible to many more people, irrespective of their physical ability or the internet browsing device that they may be using.