Sterrenwacht Basserhof in Motion

Observing South Esast

Observing the Zenit

Observing the Sky: Robtics 102ED Camera QSI583wsg. Robtics 80 guiderscope, camera Orion StarShoot.

Observing East North East

The pillar 1530mm height, 151mm round 6mm thick steel tube. Ground plate 20mm thick steel. Two top plates are 10mm thick steel. Ground base is 500x500x500mm concrete block anchored on the roof

Ontop off the pillar are the two adjustment plates with the iOptron iEQ45 mount

Complete setup with cabling

Panorama view from roof

Street view

Constructing the Pillar

Bilding the pillar, Basemount placed on the concrete block with 3x M16 anchors.

Level the Baseplate.

Place the extention tube on top of the Base. The pillar is in two halves becaurse of its weight.

Leveling top plate.

Placing the adjustment plate on top of the pillar with 3x M10 Studs.

Now we can place the iOptron iEQ45 mount on top.

Constructing the Observatory

Observatory, boulding in progress...

Steel beam with total 16 garage door rollers holding the roll-off roof.

The roll-off roof.

The compleet westsite can be lowered. Massive counterweights hold the wall in balance.