January 28, 2020

The new Beta includes the following:

Public beta 0 of ASCOM driver 3.1.0 incorporating firmware 3.2.0.

  • #14 Support High Precision Slewing for firmware 3.2.0 and later

    • Use new @GSR firmware command if the detected firmware version supports it, otherw...

July 2, 2019

Due to many requests from our customers, NexDome Observatories has teamed up with Klarna Financing and now you can finance your dream observatory for less than $40 a month. And if you are interested on the dome only version the monthly cost is less than $34. Your finan...

November 26, 2018

For those who still haven't made up your mind on purchasing a NexDome, this independent review by Dylan O'Donnell in Australia might help.  Thanks to our distributor in Australia (Sidereal Trading www.siderealtrading.com.au) for helping him set his dome up.

August 21, 2018

We are commonly asked: "How tall should my pier be?" So here is an easy way to calculate the pier height.

P  =  A - B

P = Pier Height

A = Observatory wall height.  NexDome wall height is 53 inches.

B = Position your OTA horizontal, just like when you are adjustin...

August 16, 2018

There are some brand name eyepieces are left in our inventory from the days we used to sell telescopes and telescope accessories.  We need room and need to get rid of them so take advantage of this opportunity with deep discounts up to 50%.  We will periodically add mo...

June 28, 2018

NexDome and Sidereal Trading (NexDome Australia and New Zealand Distributor) are really excited to be sponsoring Star Stuff II. After the sell-out success of the inaugural “Star Stuff – Festival of the Cosmos” last year, organiser Dylan O’Donnell has confirmed the spac...

April 18, 2018

NEXDOME PIER or as suggested by some, NEX PIER is now ready to ship.  

This steel pier offers an outstandingly rigid, 36 inch tall permanently mounted installation engineered to minimize any vibration. Thanks to 1/4" thick central tube, NexPier is strong enough to carry...

February 1, 2018

Makers of the Ultimate Powerbox (Pegasus Astro) use NexDome, and we use and recommend this ultimate clutter cutter box for NexDome user.  Get rid of all those tangling cables that you have to tackle in the dark.  The camera cables, the dew heater, focuser motor, usb an...

January 25, 2018

Check out the NexDome User Group on Facebook here. 

More than 50 members around the world and lots of friendly advise can be found there.  Few NexDome owners also suggested me to join the group so I can answer any questions there.  And I did and I suggest you do too if...

November 21, 2017

As promised, the NexDome Shutter Kit is now available for purchase here at our online store. 

And here is a short video showing how the shutter motor works.  

What is next?

NexDome Rain Sensor.  Thanks to Gerry and Rudolphe, electronic design, coding and testing is done a...

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