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The wall height is 68” the door is 36” wide X 60” tall with a dead bolt lock. The base ring is about 131” in Dia. And is also made of aluminum for superior attachment to you deck or concrete pad, the steel siding is 28 ga premium steel for superior protection of your equipment. The overall height is about 150”
The ED II is the largest Observatory Dome we make it is 11’6” on the body diameter 12” 6” on the rails of the door. The shutter opening is 45” and goes 15 degrees past Zenith.
Explora Dome II Observatory
The ExploraDome II is constructed of durable fiber glass with blackened interiors and bright white exteriors to help manage light and heat. This 11.6 ft observatory dome is a single piece with overlapping shutter seams for maximum weather resistance and can be configured in numerous ways to fit your needs. The Explora Dome II is an 11.6 foot diameter dome with a 45" shutter opening making it the largest dome in the Explora Dome line. The shutter door is covered by two vertical sliding doors that overlap one another to improve weather resistance. The door is supported by two vertical aluminum arches and a cross support.
Below are each of the configurations available for this home observatory dome. If there is a configuration you do not see but are curious about, please contact us at email@example.com and we'll happy to create the configuration you want.
Explora Dome II Observatory Dome Only - ED-11.6BLDOME
The dome only includes the 11.5ft. dome, deluxe wheel kit, brush seal and 8" tall mounting ring. The backyard observatory dome weighs 600 pounds, factoring in all included items.
Explora Dome II Observatory Dome with 11ft. Round Building - ED-11.6RDBLD
This dome includes everything the dome only includes plus an 11ft. diameter, round building, a 60" steel door and 68" tall walls with no floor. The dome with round building weighs 1125 pounds.
Explora Dome II Observatory Dome with 12ft. Square Building - ED-12SQBLD
This dome includes everything the dome only includes plus a 12x12ft. square aluminum building, a 60" steel door and 68" tall walls with no floor. The dome with square building weighs 1200 pounds.
There are a variety of options that you can on to help increase dome function and achieve full dome automation.
Dome Rotation Motor Kit with Keyfob Control - DR-1160
The dome rotation kit with keyfob control includes all mounting brackets and hardware plus an 11RPM 12V motor and battery, cabling and motor track. Controlled with a short range keyfob. Weighs 35 pounds.
Dome Rotation Motor Kit with Foster Control System - FCR-1160
This dome rotation kit includes all necessary mounting brackets and hardware plus an 11 RPM 12V motor and battery with cabling. Control through a Foster Control System box for fully automated dome rotation control. The Foster Control system is an ASCOM compliant computerized control system capable of movement control, powering equipment on and off, reporting dome position and shutter open (with Foster shutter system installed). Weighs 35 pounds.
Shutter Control Motor Kit with Keyfob Control - MKBD-1160
Manual keyfob control of the shutter door with short range keyfob included and the necessary motor, brackets, springs and pulleys. Weighs 65 pounds.
Shutter Control Motor Kit with Foster Control System - FCFD-1160
Foster Control System controlled shutter door motor. Includes the necessary mounting brackets, springs and pulleys plus the Foster Control System for fully a automated and computer controlled shutter door. Weighs 65 pounds.
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