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ScopeDome 2M observatory with H80 towerScopeDome
ScopeDome 2M with H80 tower is the perfect observatory for people with compact telescopes and that wants to have his instrument always installed in a compact but safe structure! Thanks to the H80 tower that increase internal height to 2340mm, its still possible for a person to be inside the dome and use the telescope. Great mechanical construction, the ScopeDome 2M with H80 tower offers many accessories to motorize dome rotation or shutter and remotely control it. Note: no Free Shipping with UPS Standard option available for this product. Shipping cost to be quoted separately.
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ScopeDome 2M observatory with H80 tower: main features
simple and fast installation of the dome,
dome will be delivered to you assembled and tested, its installation does not require more work than a typical installation of the telescope,
the dome is ready for operation immediately after unpacking,
safe (12V DC) power supply for motors, controll card
and heating system,
dome motors and control card can be powered directly from a 12V DC car battery,
the ability to automatically open the shutter on any azimuth using the built-in power ring rotating mechanism (slip ring),
all the shutter rolls and rotating mechanism are hidden inside the dome to protect it from weather,
tightness better then in larger domes, design and production in 3D and CNC technology allowed us to minimize the space between the rotating parts of the dome.
ScopeDome 2M observatory with H80 tower: optional accessories
ScopeDome rotation dome motor with encoder for 2M
ScopeDome rotation dome motor for 2M allows remote rotation of the of the 2M dome. For operation, it requires the Arduino Card, it's 12V powered and power consumption is 120W. It includes encoders for dome position reading.
ScopeDome shutter motor for 2M
ScopeDome shutter motor for 2M allows remote control of the opening or closing of the 2M dome shutter. For operation, it requires the Arduino Card, it's 12V powered and power consumption is 150W.
ScopeDome Arduino Card ver. 1.3
This module is designed to control the astronomical observatory and it uses an open source communication protocol. You can control the ScopeDome Arduino Card via Ethernet or USB and it's powered by an external power supply. Two modules can be connected via BlueTooth in Master and Slave modes: the Master module controls the dome's rotation, the Slave module controls the dome's shutter. ScopeDome Arduino Card ver. 1.3 offers also emergency closing of the dome in case of power failure, rain, clouds, and low UPS battery voltage. ScopeDome Arduino Driver comes with an ASCOM driver compatible with ASCOM platform 6.4 to let you control ScopeDome also with the most popular astrophotography softwares.
ScopeDome Cloud and Rain sensor
The ScopeDome Cloud Sensor is a cloud and rain sensor based on sky temperature measurement, dedicated to work with the ScopeDome Arduino card. It allows for the automatic closing of the dome in case of rain or cloud cover. The built-in sensor heating system prevents false alarms caused by dew.
Do you want to automate and remotely control your ScopeDome and telescope with camera and accessories? Connect the EAGLE to the ScopeDome (via USB or ethernet) and you will be able to control the entire observatory with an handy WiFi connection or with ethernet. Thanks to the EAGLE you will be able to distribute power to all 12V devices on the telescope while dome requires an external power source.
ScopeDome 2M observatory with H80 tower: dimensions
diameter of the dome: 2000 mm
shutter width: 590 mm
dome height: 1400 mm
diameter of the base: 1940 mm
diameter of the outer base ring: 1940 mm
diameter of the inner base ring: 1820 mm
weight (with pallet): ~ 250 kg
height with H80 tower: 2340 mm
360 degrees internal view of the ScopeDome 2M observatory with H120 tower
Need help in observatory design and construction?
Thanks to our deep understanding of all the technical specifications and the functions needed for a complete observatory to be really operational, we offer a special service for people (both amateurs and institutions) that want a complete observatory for their hobby, didactic use or work. Thanks to the fact that PrimaLuceLab not only sell all the parts needed for a complete observatory but also design and develops new solutions, our technical team can design and personalize all the instruments (telescope, pier, observatory and control computer) needed to give you a complete system matching your requests. If you're interested, please contact us.