Post a pic. of your observatory!
Posted 10 April 2006 - 04:40 AM
Have an observatory? Used to have an observatory? Have a mobile observatory? Used to have a mobile observatory? Does it have a dome? Does it have a roll-off roof? Did you convert a plastic storage shed into an observatory? Why not post a picture or two then? Come on! If you've never posted a picture of your observatory here in the Observatories Forum, and you have one, now's the time to show everyone what you've got (Buyers of an Explora-Dome will be granted a 6 months "Grace Period"...myself included)
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Posted 10 April 2006 - 06:13 AM
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 04:22 AM
I KNOW there must be more out there :hmmmm:
I'll keep for more!
Posted 11 April 2006 - 09:05 AM
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 09:06 AM
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 09:40 AM
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 04:30 PM
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 04:45 AM
Love the black & white Unitron look. The whole place has a sort of art-deco feel. (You should put up a big poster of the Chrysler building somewhere inside.)
Posted 14 April 2006 - 07:18 AM
Posted 14 April 2006 - 11:52 AM
Can you post a few details about the building proper? The roof design looks very interesting.
Here you go.
Jeff, art deco..ok. Dunno abt the Chrysler building, I just have a portrait of Copernicus hanging in there now...
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 05:16 PM
Love your website and refuge. Been contemplating interior colors myself and I like your white "treatment". Everything has that proper astro feel to it
Posted 14 April 2006 - 05:30 PM
What material is covering the floor?
Posted 14 April 2006 - 06:35 PM
I thought about doing the interior in a dark color but decided it would be unnecessarily oppressive-- especially considering I am mostly a bright object observer by choice as well as necessity anyway. White is definately a cheeerier color!
The floor is finished with glossy vinyl tile. The local dollar store had 3packs for $1 each so the whole floor only cost me 40$ to finish.
Posted 14 April 2006 - 06:58 PM
Posted 15 April 2006 - 06:36 PM
I have been looking at various homebuilt observatories for several weeks, now, and I have to say that is one of the most innovative designs I've seen. I might shamelessly steal it!
Thanks for the additional info,