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The general design was optimized to maximize east ward viewing. The western skies are obscured by light pollution from San Diego below 40 degrees.
The original Pad #2 at SDAA"s Tierra Del Sol astronomy site. The RoboDome housed our 8" Meade RC and was remotely operable over the internet.
The new BARO structure is a rolloff that will house two telescopes. It will be robotically operated. Here it is near completion on Pad #2 in July, 2016. Note the left wall is hinged to be folded down to increase the eastward visibility when in operation.