the idea

There is light pollution everywhere and I am not going to change that. I rather wanted to bypass this problem by simply focusing on astrophotography and the use of filters. This explains the location of the observatory, but why build one in the first place? Well there are two main reasons. The first one is that astronomy is a very frustrating hobby. You spent hours carrying and adjusting gear you cant use because in the last second some clouds appear. The second one is that we (and by we I mean my family and myself) wanted to do something useful with the gear my uncle inherited me. It was always our dream and I kind of feel obligated to fulfil it.  The concept of a garden hut with a sliding roof is proven, easy and effective and why I planned it that way. More information about how it all came together are found in the chapter “the build“.

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After clouds were incoming I decided to “play” with my flashlight instead of assembling a telecope.