Observatory


Links for Singing Mountain Observatory



Gallery of Photos

    


 


Building the Observatory  May 2014-Dec 2014


  Telescope mount column.

 

The Dome goes up.  Walked up by 4 guys on 2×6’s.

 

The floor of the shop is poured.

 

The stairs up to the observatory 10′ x 10′ room and the counter weight for the observatory floor.

 

The observatory deck with powered winch for moving heavy materials into observatory.

14″ Celestron EdgeHD schmidt cassagrain OTA on top of a Software Bisque Paramount MX+ robotic mount.


Photos taken at the Singing Mountain Guitars and Stars Observatory


The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976)

The Pelican Nebula

 

The Wizard Nebula Cone Nebula (Ha)

The Seven Sisters

Sadr Region (Ha)

 

The JellyFish Nebula

The Iris Nebula

The Witches Broom Nebula

The Eye of God (Helix) Nebula

The Rosette Nebula

Wide field of the Witches Broom Nebula (Ha)

Stephens Quintet

 

The Whirlpool Galaxy

The Black Eye Nebula

The Andromada Galaxy