Do I need planning permission for my observatory?
Introduction This article comes with a health warning – I’m only going to give you general information here, and it’s always worth checking with your local authority if you are at all unsure of whether you need permission. It’s always best to find out first, rather than be forced to apply retrospectively, and potentially face an…
Dome vs. Roll-Off Roof Observatory – Which is Best?
The question of dome vs. roll-off roof observatory – which is best – has long been an argument with fierce advocates on both sides. For some, a gleaming white fibreglass dome is the very epitome of amateur astronomy – a glistening beacon that makes a clear statement to all who see her. For others, the subtlety of a roll-off observatory is what is required