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The Observatory

The Sungazer Observatory was inspired from the Rising Sun Armchair that was used by George Washington during the 1787 Constitutional Convention at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. See the construction photos here.

The Rising Sun's primary nighttime instrument is a C14 SCT.

The Rising Sun’s primary nighttime instrument is a C14 SCT.

 

When its cloudy outside.

When its cloudy outside.

Open for business!

Open for business!

 

Pier, AP900 and C14.

Pier, AP900 and C14.

 

SolarMax, eyepieces and fan controller.

SolarMax, eyepieces and fan controller.

 

Genie garage door opener from outside.

Genie garage door opener from outside.

Custom mounted opener.

Custom mounted opener.

 

Rails with levelers.

Rails with levelers.

 

Night Vision Mode

Night Vision Mode