A public outreach venture serving Southern California
Meade LX200 10 inch Schmidt-Cassegrain (F/10) Meade Super Wedge mounted on a permanent pier Apogee 80mm Short Tube Refractor (F/5.6)
Meade DSI Color CCD imager
Dell PC Pentium 4 with Meade Envisage and Autostar suite software DewBuster dew controller and heater straps
14 inch Truss Dobsonian (F/5) with Meade Magellan I Computer 8 inch Meade LX90 UHTC Schmidt-Cassegrain (F/10) on AltAz mount/tripod Apogee 80mm Short Tube Refractor (F/5.6) on Meade DS2000 Goto Mount/Tripod Celestron 80mm Refractor (F/11) Coronado PST H alpha solar telescope
Meade DSI Color CCD imager Meade Electronic Eyepiece
Dell laptop with Meade telescope control software DewBuster dew controller and heater stips
Boxlight CP-310t LCD projector, 2000 lumins Homestar Planetarium - projects similated night sky with 10,000 stars
The homebuilt 14 inch F/5 truss
DOB is a portable "light bucket" and can be set up very quickly.
10 inch Meade LX200 SCT before its installation in the observatory.