AllSky Domes

  • Experiences with observatory domes from Baader Planetarium and other brands

    For many years now Baader Planetarium has been asking me from time to time to put on paper my experiences with observatory domes which I had to deal with during my life as an active observer and user of observatories. I finally wanted to fulfill this wish and have summarized my experiences here ... I'd like to say a few words about my background: My amateur astronomical and technical experience with classic observatory domes began...
  • Baader Observatories Map - Discover our Domes

    In 2019 we reported little about our observatory installations, instead we worked on an observatory world map. It shows not all, but many of the hundreds of observatories and domes we have installed over the last 50 years. This world map will continue to be extended with new and partly even more old observatory installations. Please note: Most of the content was filled in by our customers themselves. For this reason we ask for your...
  • 3.5m and 4.5m AllSky Domes for Open University on Tenerife

    Baader Planetarium mounts two autonomous (robotic) turn-key observatories Open University - Letter of recommendation The Canary Islands are among the best locations on this planet when it comes to observing space. Far away from any industry, in the middle of the sea, high above the haze of civilization, the sky is as clear and full of stars as most people never get to see in their lives. That's why research institutes from several countries have...
  • Privatsternwarte Allsky Dome 2.3M und GM 2000 QCI

    Nachdem nun einige Zeit vergangen ist, seit der von Ihnen gefertigte AllSky Dome bei mir aufs Grundstück eingeschwebt ist, möchte ich Ihnen doch endlich einige Erfahrungen aus dem Alltag mit der tollen Sternwarte berichten. Wie man weiß braucht gut Ding Weile, und so kam der Abholtermin näher. Man bat mir an, den AllSky Dome (es ist der kleinste mit 2,30 Meter im Durchmesser) fertig montiert bei Ihnen in Mammendorf selbst abzuholen – geignetes Fahrzeug das diesen Durchmesser...
  • 6.5M AllSky for experimenta in Heilbronn, Germany

    In March 2019, Germany's largest Science Center will be opened in Heilbronn. After extensive construction work, the new experimenta building on the banks of the Neckar will be open to the public and offers daily visitors a varied and exciting program. The final piece of the building is the observatory, which complements the Science Dome with a Planetarium and provides a live view into the cosmos. On September 20, 2018, the dome was lifted onto...
  • 6.5m AllSky and 6.15m Classic Dome in Salzburg, Austria

    The VEGA-Observatory opens with two new domes from Baader Planetarium We are pleased to have been able to equip one of the largest public observatories in Central Europe with two modern observatory domes: In May 2018 we installed a classic 6.15m Classic Dome for the newly opened observatory of the "Haus der Natur" (Museum and Science Center "House of Nature") near Salzburg, Austria, followed in July by a 6.5m AllSky Dome. The "VEGA-Observatory Haus der...
  • 4.5 Meter AllSky-Dome for Dome C Antarctica - the coldest place on earth

    This post has not yet been translated to english, we apologize. In the meantime until we get to it, please use Google Translate or a similar tool. Thank you for your understanding. Robotische Kuppel 4.5M AllSky-Kuppel aus hochfestem Glasfaser - Polyester Dome C ist ein Gemeinschaftsprojekt der französischen und italienischen Antarktisforschung unter Beteiligung des deutschen Alfred Wegener Instituts (AWI), ausgewählt als geeignetster Ort für extrem hochauflösende astronomische Beobachtungen. Die Transparenz der antarktischen Atmosphäre erlaubt hier...

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