Observatory

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In October 2019 I started building my observatory

This is based on a Pulsar 2.2 Dome

First I had to find a spot in my garden to build the observatory
I had to remove some plants to get enough clear space for the observatory

Then I started the preparation for the concrete base

Digging a large hole in the ground for the base and preparing the hole for pouring concrete

My telescope a 12 inch Meade

I picked up the Pulsar observatory when I moved my EME antenna gearbox

A PVC pipe for cabling to the telescope

After pouring the 1,6 m3 concrete

Building up the lower part of the observatory

The centre hub for the telescope


Is the weather OK in Haselunne to watch for the stars

 

Clouds as measured by myself actual and the last 24 hrs

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