Bortle 1-2 skies await you, your RV and your telescopes on 13 fenced acres with a 2008 BackYard Observatories Rolloff Roof, 16′ x 16′ telescope room and 8′ x 16′ warm room. This observatory is equipped for remote imaging from anywhere in the world, and for local viewing.
It is being sold with the following installed:
*16′ x 16′ observatory with 8′ walls (the roof can close at any telescope position)
*Motorized roof (BackYard Observatories)
*Pier-Tech 2 Adjustable Height Pier attached to a isolated concrete base
*Lowest imaging altitude: 28 degrees with pier set at mid height so you can close the roof at any telescope position
*Lowest local altitude: 20 degrees with Pier-Tech raised to max height
*8′ x 16′ warmroom with electric heating for local winter observing.
*18″ x 36″ shelving to hold computers/electronics
*12″ x 25′ ceiling shelving to store spares and misc gear
*Desk and chair for computer keyboards and wall mounted monitors.
*Two DigitalLogger 8 port Web Power Switches to control up to 16 120vac devices
*One DigitalLogger Web Relay (8 relays) to control 8 devises
*One Elk M1GOLD security system with remote control of electronic devises, including the roof
*A UPS for power backup and spike protection. Will power roof closure in the event of power failure
*DSL and telephone in the warmroom with wireless internet to the RV site
*16′ x 20′ attached composite viewing deck with concrete base ready for your “outside” viewing telescope
*CloudSensor II system attached to the warmroom roof
*Remote controlled light and screen for flats
*Two Toshiba outdoor IP cameras for viewing the roof and deck accessible from any web browser
*The ARCOS 16″ telescope and the Paramount ME drive is not part of the sale but is available as a separate purchase
13 acres of low Pinion pine and Juniper trees in Top Of The World subdivision located 3 miles west of Pie Town, NM
*All 13 acres are completely fenced with a 3 wire property fencing and a 12′ gate.
*Roads cut and graveled leading from the gate to the observatory and the RV site
*Observatory is completely fenced with a 6′ cyclone fence
*RV site is next to the observatory and top of the hill with spectacular views of Alegres mountain
*Septic system is installed with plumbing to the RV site
*120vac 50amp service at the RV site with seperate service at the observatory
*The subdivision has a community well with great free water to fill a tank as needed
*$100/yr HOA dues to cover annual road maintenance
*Property taxes about $150/yr
Over $110,000 of land and improvements. Asking $85K or make a reasonable offer.
Note: This is not a distressed sale. I have another observatory in the area. My wife says I don’t need two. Actually I do need two but my wife advises that I should choose my battles wisely.
Please PM me for additional information. I have a YouTube video available from my drone for a interesting video of the area 360 degrees around the property.
Thanks for looking!