• Deck option: $6,170 installed
  • Slab option: $5,860 installed
  • Deck option: $7,910 installed
  • Slab option: $6,180 installed
  • Deck option: $8,420 installed
  • Slab option: $6,680 installed
  • *Warm room 11'6" x 5'6" (optional on installation): $2,450
  • Deck option: $9,980 installed
  • Slab option: $7,590 installed
  • *Warm room 15'6" x 5'6" (optional on installation): $2,750
  • Deck option: $14,030 installed
  • Slab option: $9,900 installed
  • *Warm room 16' x 8' (optional on installation): $3,040
  • Deck option: $15,960 installed
  • Slab option: $11,020 installed
  • *Warm room 16' x 8' (optional on installation): $3,040

NOTE:  Add 15% for all “Dobservatories”

A “Dobservatory” has shorter walls when the roof is open.  Specs are 7′ walls when closed and 4′ walls when open, depending on the horizon, shorter or taller.  

 

Observatory Specifications

 

16″ on center 2″ x 4″ stud walls
7′ walls
Easy roll system

Choice of metal siding

Metal roofing
Built on sturdy treated deck or your concrete slab

*Please note the Warm Rooms are within the building footprint and are not additions to the building size.

Custom observatory sizes are available.  Contact us for pricing.

The Observatory shipping/delivery charge is not included in the prices listed but will be included in your quote.

Observatory Options

  • Maximize your view to the important southern horizon: $280
  • Double fold-down south wall: $300
  • Triple fold-down south wall: $320

Need for the Double or Triple fold-downs are determined based on width of wall

  • 2' x 3' windows - exterior: $320
  • 4' x 2' windows - warm room: $360
  • Heavy Duty Rack and Gear Motor System with Limit Switches. Includes up to 12' of rack and the carrier bearing assembly: $1500 installed
  • Note: On observatories requiring more than 12' of rack add $60 per each additional 6' needed, plus $30 per foot over 12'.
  • LBB Motor Interface: $330 - required for roof automation
  • Electrical: 3 outlets, 2 light fixutres & switches: $350
  • Add a second electrical option with warm room: $250
  • Extra openings: $50

    (Purchaser to provide power to the building)
  • Pier install: $380
  • Omega 1 Pier: $820
    30", 36" (standard height for most fork/wedge mounts), 42" (standard height for most equatorial mounts), 48", 54"
  • CJE1PLATE: Plates for pier: $240
  • Dob platform/base - 32"x32": 450

Discounts on 2 or more piers figured into your observatory quote.

Pier plates available for most mounts

See the Obs Accessories and Plans page for more pictures and prices.

  • A/C unit framed: $60
  • 5' Double steel door: $860
    Add'l. 3' man door: $450
    Custom cut-down door: $200
  • Hip roof - CJE Max & smaller: $1,320
    Hip roof - CJE1 and larger: $1,650
  • Gable vent: $100

To place an order for construction and installation of observatory:

Call 330-667-3214 or e-mail us your telephone number for us to get back to you to discuss the construction of your personal observatory.

Payment Options: PayPal, check or money order accepted. Please make checks and money orders payable to CJE Construction, Inc. Please contact us for installation terms.

Return policy: There is a 15% restocking fee on cancelled orders and 25% stocking fee on custom ordered items.