Series Archives: A Small Imaging Observatory

Ready-mix concrete

Building a Small Imaging Observatory – The Pier

This entry is part 3 of 8 in the series A Small Imaging Observatory

In this post, I’ll explain how I finished building the concrete pier for my roll-off roof back garden observatory. In the previous post, I covered the groundwork for the pier, and this time I will explain the process of building it. In the Mix The pier foundation and pier are constructed from concrete, as are […]

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Fence post framework

Building a Small Imaging Observatory – Foundations

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series A Small Imaging Observatory

In this post, we’ll get started on the foundations and framework for my roll-off roof back garden observatory. In the previous post, I finished building the telescope pier and now it’s time to enclose it. The Framework When planning this observatory, I considered a number of construction options. Many people buy a wooden, plastic or […]

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