with feedback from hundreds of Astronomers and years of R&D.

The Coolest Mid-Sized Observatory Ever

For Schools, Astro Clubs, Science Centers, Families and Individuals.

In Education, Public Outreach, Research, Exploration, Discovery.  




12.5‘ (3.81 M) Dome 44“ wide slot Opens 22“ past zenith to accommodate up to 32“ scope - Large fiberglass residential style door with deadbolt - MAX Bays extend wall size up to 18‘ - Add from 1 to 6 MAX Bays Add a second door for outreach - Dome and wall made of premium 3M HDPE, will not rust or dry out, will last for decades and is recyclable - Designed for extreme temps and locations No crane necessary for assembly - Manual drive or solar powered / AC Powered motor control system by Kendrick Astro w/ control panel (CRM-114),  or PC control for onsite or remote control - Expert integration assistance - Onsite installation assistance - Onsite and/or remote expert integration assistance and more...

POD MAX prices start at $17,995 U.S. for full unit w/ wall, manual mode.

Email Us and we‘ll be very happy to tell you more about how POD MAX can make your observatory dreams come true!

POD MAX Features Video (humbly) in the style of Kubrick‘s 2001 : A Space Odyssey

A stylized viewing session helps to show off some of MAX’s great features

We teamed-up with the best names in astronomical equipment to create powerful astronomical POD MAX “Starships“.  More...

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Dale C in Illinois recently received his POD MAX and texted us "I'm in awe of what I've seen. This is an amazing structure!

Best decision I've made yet! (besides asking my wife to marry me)."

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