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Old 02-01-2019, 12:41 PM
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Thanks Allan, I expect you will get some use out of it.
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Old 04-01-2019, 06:29 PM
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Great progress Allan! I had been wondering how close you were to completion.
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Old 05-01-2019, 12:32 AM
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Thanks John, I feel like Iím getting closer to finishing now.
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Old 05-01-2019, 12:35 AM
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I know the feeling 😱😱
Cheers to an awesome obs buddy 😍 mine is nearly finished too woohoo 😈😈😈🔭🔭🔭🍾🍾😈
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Old 20-03-2019, 09:57 PM
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I just re-read my initial post, and laugh at myself saying it will take a few months to build. Here I am 9 months later and I have finally got the dob into the observatory. It took me a few months to build the shed even though it is twice as big. But the observatory is more than twice as complicated.

I still have a fair bit of work left. Have to build the stairs into the obs and complete the electrical and lighting and air conditioning for climate control. Plus there's some more flashings to fit to seal everything from the dust. But the dob will be happy in there for now with its cover on keeping it clean.

I had my first night of observing in the obs, and it was very neat. Observing from a clean and flat floor is quite different to grass. I wouldn't have thought it would feel so different, but it's quite unique.
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Old 20-03-2019, 10:22 PM
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Allan, great to see it is nearly finished. Plenty of room in there for furniture and the coffee machine.
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Old 20-03-2019, 10:57 PM
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I'm not into coffee, but a beer fridge may find its way in there.
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Great to see it coming to life.!
Looking good Allan.
Very Cool!
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Old 21-03-2019, 01:00 PM
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Thanks Allan, Iím happy itís almost done so I can do less work out there and more observing.
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Old 27-03-2019, 12:20 AM
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I know the feeling Allan mine started over a year ago and itís still not finished 😖😖 but I have been operating in there for about 6months now 🤗
Isnít it an awesome feeling to just walk in turn everything on and start imaging within five minutes 😍😍😍 itís sooooo cool 👍👍
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Old 27-03-2019, 05:27 PM
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It's pretty nice Jen to walk around the observatory, so much better than observing from that grass rubbish
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Old 27-03-2019, 05:35 PM
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It's pretty nice Jen to walk around the observatory, so much better than observing from that grass rubbish
And not have to worry about stepping on a brown snake eh?
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