Astro Haven - 12.5ft. Observatory Dome

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Astro Haven 12.5 foot domes are designed for a wide range of optical systems up to 20" in diameter and can accomodate several people at once.  Made to exacting standards with high attention to detail given to every aspect, AHE domes are created with ease of use, ease of assembly and ease of care in mind.  Available in several configurations these fiberglass observatory domes are at home in both amateur and professional applications.

SKU: AHE-12.5
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Manufacturer Astro Haven

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Astro Haven - 12.5ft. Observatory Dome

Large enought to hold several people along with larger telescope systems, AstroHaven's 12.5 foot fiberglass observatory dome has a 141 inch footprint and is 109 inches tall.  AstroHaven focuses on easy to use, long lasting and long performing domes.  Made to rigorous manufactururing and quality standards, AHE domes are suited to every kind of application from amateur to professional.   Made to exacting standards using CAD 3D rendering, each piece of fiberglass is perfectly shaped to allow for seamlessly reliable operation.  Available in a range of configurations, and easy to assemble, you can add doors and bays to create the perfect observatory for you. 

12.5 foot domes can accomodate a range of optical systems up to 20" in diameter.   Standard risers are 12 inches but the dome can be ordered with additional risers if needed and doors along with several add-ons such as a manual override crank.  Domes ship in 8 individual pieces and installation is quickly and easily done with just a few bolts.  The total dome weight without additonal risers or doors is 1190 pounds and is shipped on a skid weighing 670 pounds for a total shipping weight of 1860 pounds.  The skid is 180x90x101 inches and can be ordered to meet ISPM 15 international shipping requirements.

Please see below for a comparison of the configurations available:

Dash 1 Configuration: The 12.5-1 features upgraded weather proofing and uses the same vaccum infusion process originally introduced on the larger 18 foot domes.

Dash 2 Configuration: In addition to the Dash 1 features, the Dash 2 includes a belt driven motor for the shutters.

X Configuration: In addition to the Dash 1 features, the X domes use servo driven motors and linear actuators to allow for each shutter piece to be individually controlled.

XR Configuration: In addition to the X configuration, the XR includes rotation motors.  This is the optimal choice for complete remote control of your dome.


Name Astro Haven - 12.5ft. Observatory Dome
Manufacturer Astro Haven
Model AHE-12.5
Door Size 12.5 foot
Height 109 inches
Material fiberglass


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