Private Observatory, California

PlaneWave CDK24 Telescope, PlaneWave A200 Mount, Pro-Dome 15' Dome

Project Details

The observatory consists of a Technical Innovations 15 foot Pro-Dome, PlaneWave CDK24 telescope, PlaneWave A200 mount, SBIG STX-16803/FW7/Guider/AO-X camera setup, Astrodon filters and custom steel pier from Observatory Solutions.

Observatory Solutions was onsite in March 2016 to install the A200 mount and CDK24 telescope, perform polar alignment and configure the automation. One feature in this setup is a remote power switch attached to the telescope for selective startup / shutdown of all telescope accessories and cameras.

PlaneWave CDK24 Telescope, PlaneWave A200 Mount, Pro-Dome 15' Dome