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#1 wavecloud

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 01:37 PM

Hi all.
On the Best Observatory Links thread by CSA montana, yhere is a list of Observatories. Naturally, there are more backyard observatories than just these, and I thought that there should be a supplement list on Cloudynights.
If you have an observatory not on the above list, please post its name, type (Roll off, Dome, or other) and WebpGe (if it has one).
This list may prove quite useful to prospective observatory builders.

#2 Calypte

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 01:49 PM

Hi all.
On the Best Observatory Links thread by CSA montana, yhere is a list of Observatories. Naturally, there are more backyard observatories than just these, and I thought that there should be a supplement list on Cloudynights.
If you have an observatory not on the above list, please post its name, type (Roll off, Dome, or other) and WebpGe (if it has one).
This list may prove quite useful to prospective observatory builders.

None of those links work.

#3 wavecloud

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 02:18 PM

obs.nineplanets.org/obs/obslist.html.
If they didn't work for you, that is too bad. Above is the list I am referring too.

#4 Calypte

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 04:22 PM

Thanks. I've seen that list. I referred to it a lot when I was planning my own.

#5 csa/montana

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Posted 23 September 2013 - 04:30 PM

Hi all.
On the Best Observatory Links thread by CSA montana, yhere is a list of Observatories. Naturally, there are more backyard observatories than just these, and I thought that there should be a supplement list on Cloudynights.
If you have an observatory not on the above list, please post its name, type (Roll off, Dome, or other) and WebpGe (if it has one).
This list may prove quite useful to prospective observatory builders.

None of those links work.


The links do work; however they have been archived, so to view them you must click on "Archive Link".



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#6 wavecloud

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:41 AM

Somebody has got to have an observatory not on that list.

#7 Calypte

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 12:36 PM

Somebody has got to have an observatory not on that list.

There are lots. Mine for example.

#8 wavecloud

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 12:50 PM

So put it on this thread, please.

#9 Calypte

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 12:54 PM

The list links to websites. I don't have a website.

#10 wavecloud

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 12:59 PM

That's fine, please simply describe your observatory here.
That's the whole point of this thread :)

#11 Midnight Dan

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 01:17 PM

Dark Arts Observatory

Skyshed POD model XL5
Brockport, New York

-Dan

#12 wavecloud

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 01:50 PM

Thanks Dan.

#13 TimN

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 10:52 PM

Nelsons Bay Observatory

Skyshed POD model XL3
South River, Ontario, Canada

#14 Megabusa

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 11:57 PM

Night Owl Observatory ,TI 6' Dome Type. 36° 54' 53" N / 111° 27' 21" W . Page ,AZ :refractor: :woot:

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 07:48 AM

Overgaard Outreach Observatory
TI 10' Dome
Meade 10" LX200, Coronado 90mm

#16 csa/montana

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 09:29 AM

The DreamCatcher Dobservatory.

10x10 ROR by Scott Horstman, housing a 16" dob.

The building of the DreamCatcher Here.


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Posted 25 September 2013 - 12:36 PM

The Loose Rooster Observatory

9x11 ROR
Scranton, PA.

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 01:06 PM

DreamMaker Observatory. (Inspired by Carol's wonderfully named "DreamCatcher".)

Skyshed POD Housing a CPC1100

Regards. Peter.

#19 Calypte

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 02:21 PM

Anza Gap Observatory
Terwilliger Valley area, Anza, CA
roll-off
9'6" x 11'6" BYO
Houses AP Mach1GTO mount with (at the moment) TV NP101is refractor. I also sometimes use an MK-66 Mak/Cass and Meade 10-inch LX-200 on the mount. Mostly used for imaging with QSI 683 CCD camera.

#20 mich_al

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 02:39 PM

Lights End Observatory.
250 Mewlon on a CGEM on a 12" x 12" wooden pier

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 04:21 PM

Grey's Haven Observatory
Lewiston, Maine
8'X10' ROR sky shed inspired, built by me. I have the sore back to prove it. Material cost to build just under $1400. plus band aids.
Be Well
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Posted 25 September 2013 - 04:33 PM

Northhills Observatory
Located in the north hills of Thompsonville , Mi
Sirius Dome
When I get some time, I hope to link my clear dark sky chart.

#23 Alex McConahay

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 04:58 PM

My "Project Obsrevatory" in Landers, California at the Riverside Astronomical Society Dark Sky Site is a 10 x 12 conventional roll off. Named because it was part of the Projects--the local neighborhood nickname for our rows of fifteen identical observatories.

At home, I image from the "Outhouse" Observatory, a 2 x 4 x 8 foot tall roll off Pier and scope cover. (See http://alexastro.com...houseindex.html for details). It is named because it looks like an old fashioned outhouse.

Alex

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 05:05 PM

This is great. Keep posting, people, keep posting...

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 07:38 PM

DaHut Observatory
Tempe, AZ

DaHut is sort of short for "The Hut"....
I was going to go for "David's Cat House"... (Don't have a dog, but i do have a cat!)
But that got nixed by the CFO>

http://www.az-dahut.net/

Construction was posted here on CN... but i will have to go find it!






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