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Observatory

Postby Cosmic » 04 Jun 2009, 22:42

Well that's the observatory 99% finished just got the electrics and shelving to put up. I finished the silicon seals today and rubber lining over drop down flap at the front. I put bitumen all over the floor to seal it and will put some old carpet tiles down. It's forecast 4 days of rain now so it will give me a chance to check if waterproof or not, prior to installing the scope. I'm very pleased with end result and can't wait to use it in anger. I painted the inside with matt black blackboard paint so reflection should be minimal. I will post pics when everything is installed.


I was just so lucky that weather held for 4 days solid :D

Cosmic
Meade 8inch  SCT. Observatory mounted on an HEQ5 Pro using EQMOD Canon 1000D modified DSLR,200mm Dobsonian, 200mm Celestron C8, 15x70 Astro Binoculars. 2x Mintron ccd cameras, lots of other stuff.

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