SkyShed_600pxSkyShed announces the SkyShed POD MAX ($13,995). This 12½-foot dome is built to accommodate large amateur telescopes and includes a 44-inch-wide slot with a shutter that opens 22 inches past the zenith. The POD MAX incorporates a modular base design, allowing users to add up to 6 additional bays. The dome is manufactured from 3M high-density polyethylene that is resistant to extreme temperatures. The interior of the dome and bays are black-lined, and a large fiberglass residential-style door with deadbolt lock is included with the base model.'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For further information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to Not all announcements will be listed.


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