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Posts Made By: Scott Anderson

September 13, 2013 05:11 AM Forum: Home Observatories

Yard/Garden shed observatory

Posted By Scott Anderson


I've been working on the same problem for years, priced out of a dome, movable sheds and or their roofs seem complicated, and alignment problems. I'm going with just a 8 by 8 gravel bed framed with 4*4"s and putting my 12" Lightbridge on a concrete 2" thick disk atop a 12" flue. I bought a Tele-Gizmo 365 cover for protection.

I know that it will leave it out all year and theft might be a problem but for me here where I am it shouldn't be and the whole thing will be bolted down and range around two to three hundred pounds!

I hope having it out will lead to more use.