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Robo-RollOff Roof Observatory Observatory MotorRobo-RollOff Observatory System.

Great for Remote CCD imaging!!

Large enough for your tripod or pier, your telescope and one observer. Comes with a motorized roof and our Advanced Observatory Control Software and Hardware. If used with our optional, Pier-Tech 2 or Pier-Tech 3, you will also be able to lower and raise the pier with the software, to view above the observatory wall!!

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Included Features of the Robo-RollOff Roof Observatory


All aluminum construction with Aluminum panels making it 100% corrosion resistant and maintenance free, no painting or staining required, ever!

Aluminum panels are available in 12 colors, standard.

Roof is white for low heat absorption.

Lockable, keeping your astronomy equipment safe.

Do it yourself installation. You don't need to hire a contractor to install our observatories!! Installation is a snap due to our modular design

Unlike observatories made from wood, the all aluminum Tele-Station will not warp and sag over time

Wind Test:

The Robo-RollOff was wind tested on November 3, 2007. This test was accomplished in another application, our Star Traveler Mobile Observatory. Both the Robo-RollOff and the Star Traveler are built with the same components and design features both on the main wall portion and roof. The Star Traveler was wind tested when it was driven from Chicago, Illinois to College Station, Texas, a trip of 1100 miles, at an average speed of 60 MPH, on an average of 6 hour intervals.

Unique features of the Robo-Rolloff:

Unlike other roll-off roof observatories, the Robo-RollOff can be totally disassembled and re-assembled in the event that you have to relocate it!

Easy installation! Walls and roof bolt together using one (1) tool, a supplied Allen wrench!!!

Unique roof design. Aluminum roof comes in 5 sections, and have overlapping seams for a complete waterproof design.

No permanent roller track supports, our observatories have extendable track supports that roll out with the roof making it more esthetically pleasing.

The Robo-RollOff can be operated as a fully remote observatory system with the Pier-Tech 2 or Pier-Tech 3 along with our Advanced Observatory Control Software & Hardware from the comfort of your own home or from another part of the world, with our optional Wi-Fi or Cell tower communication module.

With the use of our patented height adjustable pier, you can raise the telescope to view above the Robo-RollOff wall. This allows unobstructed views from the horizon to the zenith in all directions.

Roll Off Roof Observatory Advantages:

Unlike a dome, the Robo-RollOff does not require complex motors and electronics to move the roof as the telescope follows the sky.

The Robo-RollOff reaches thermal equilibrium faster than a dome, and does not create a chimney effect as hot air rises out the open slit of the dome.

Permits an unobstructed view of the sky for naked eye observations and wide field piggyback astrophotography.

The Robo-RollOff can be dressed to match your home. Our unique aluminum framing has slots that run along the entire observatory sidewalls allowing custom cladding to be mounted to it.

Additional Features:

The Robo-RollOff can also be operated manually.

Just tell us what type of telescope and mount you have, and we will take care of the rest.

It can be anchored to any type of substructure.

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Robo-Rolloff with TEC 140

Robo-Rolloff roof open PT2 retracted

Robo-Rolloff Automation System

Robo Rolloff Roof Open

Robo Rolloff with AP1200 and Telescope

Robo Rolloff Roof Closed



Robo-RollOff Internal Controller





Robo-RollOff Roof Observatory Pricing
Item # Description Price  
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Observatory Comes In 12 Colors


Sunset Red

Bright Yellow

Royal blue

Candy Apple Red

Ivy Green

Raven Black

Silver Metallic

Matte Black


Regal Bronze

Sand Beige


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