Mark's Observatory

Last updated 6/14/2017

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Mark Sproul's 15 ft Dome Observatory

EMail msproul@skychariot.com

Telescopes in the Dome



16" Newtonian Telescope



Picture coming soon


14" Cassegrain Telescope



Garage / Dome Construction Pictures



11/6/2015
Before Digging Started



Digging Started



11/8/2015
Foundation Frames



Rocks Delivered



11/11/2015
Foundation for pier



Pouring Concrete in the pier



11/16/2015
Finished Pier



11/20/2015



11/27/2015



11/29/2015
Cutting Table setup for cutting the Ring segments



12/5/2015
Cut Pieces for the rings



12/12/2015
First Ring Done



12/13/2015
The Round Table

King Arthur must have been here :-)

12/14/2015
Walls started



12/15/2015



12/17/2015
Main support beams delivered



12/18/2015
Ceiling started



12/24/2015



12/31/2015



1/2/2016



1/5/2016



5/18/2016
Main Spines installed



5/24/2016
Opening Door



6/5/2016
Opening Door

This is the door that slides over the opening

6/5/2016
Ribs - Some of the 22 ribs



7/3/2016
More Ribs



7/25/2016
Fish-Eye Lens View of the Dome



2/20/2017
Outside Panels Started



3/11/2017
More Panels Done




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Created 4/27/2016
Modified 6/14/2017
Copyright Keith Sproul
EMail ksproul@skychariot.com