The bottom plate is below the top plate. The unit is capable of pounds single line and pounds double line. Any unauthorized reproduction, by any means, mechanical or electronic, without the express written permission of Pier-tech, Inc. It is made of 2 pine boards, 1x10, it is assembled with glue and finishing nails. A view looking to the northeast. The final coat of interior paint has been applied. This was an 8" Celestron schmidt-cassegrain with which I managed some decent pictures of comet Hyakutake but had to set the telescope up and polar align it each evening on the terrace.
Setting-Up a Small Observatory: From Concept to Construction
The observatory must provide for easy access to move the primary mirror and cell into and out of the observatory. Company Seven preaches "the best telescope is the one that gets used". The south wall framed up and ready to be installed. I need to do some rework in my observatory before the new CGEM will work right in it. There will be at least 4 PC type computers with displays in the control room. From outside edge to outside edge the measurement is inches. Today, the rest of the pier hole was to be filled with concrete the sonotube cardboard was first removed from the first pour.
Dry Creek View Observatory
In the end I am not happy with the outcome or their lack of helping to resolve this issue. It changed the way I am pursuing amateur astronomy and I never looked back! Warm room is 15'x5', long and quite narrow, but spacious enough for storage and control desk. Dug and set the four concrete footings for the shed. I would recommend this set-up to anyone. Easy to Build Designed to Last.
Also, a preliminary door has been installed temporarily. In my area this is not a code requirement for a building of this size , but I prefer to do it this way. Sometimes we get swamped. I added the 1x8 pine boards under the eaves of the east end of the roof in preparation for the plywood end piece. Solar Panel Power System: