Building a Roll-Off Roof or Dome Observatory: A Complete Guide for Design and Construction (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

Building-a-Roll-Off-Roof-or-Dome-Observatory-A-Complete-Guide-for-Design-and-Construction-2nd-EditionAlmost every practical astronomer eventually aspires to have a fixed, permanent observatory for his or her telescope. A roll-off roof or dome observatory is the answer for the most popular home observatory design.

Building a Roll-Off or Dome Observatory will help you decide whether to embark on the venture and will certainly increase your enthusiasm for the project.

The author, both an amateur astronomer and a professional landscape architect, answers many of the common questions asked about observatory construction, covering the following topics:

• Zoning, and by-law requirements common to most states, towns and municipalities

• Where to locate the observatory

• How to tailor the observatory for your particular needs

• Tools and structural components required

• Possible variations in design

• How to combine the structure with other structures (incorporating a garden patio under the gantry in

the roll-off roof observatory, for example)

This fully detailed outlines step-by-step construction, with professional detailed diagrams for each phase of construction.

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