Trailer features

Here are some bullet points of features for the trailer itself (apply for the prototype):
Tandem trailer with 4-wheel brakes and double suspension systems
Chassis, galvanized steel
Cabins, laminated sandwich 38 mm
Overall dimensions LWH 550 x 210 x 270 / 330 cm
Inside dimensions LWH 415 x 200 x 200 cm
Gross weight 2 200 kg, including gear
Wide outside doors into two separate cabin sections
Control & Resting section with own heating and ventilation
Tilt-back roof on Observatory section
Inside door between the two sections
Power supply
Battery pack, 4 kWh, located in front below trailer floor
Supplying DC12, DC24 and AC110/220 with pure sine wave
Automatic control, switch and charging from grid
Two air fans á 260 m3/h with HEPA filters Out->In
Secures an over-pressure in cabins to avoid unfiltered false air intake
One fan serves also as additional cooling capacity for astro gear
Resting cabin with extra air outlet in floor, appropriate when heating
Extra features
Sealed splash shield for protection of tripod from road stain and dirt
Full-width ground level warning for protection of tripod on bumpy roads
Bump rescue ramps for resolving situations with high road obstacles
Heating cables for de-icing of sealings for pier well and tilt-back roof
Four windshield nets to protect telescope from wind gusts
Tiltable and detachable wind deflector in front to avoid risk of wobbling
Four corner jacks for lifting and leveling the trailer when parked

The prototype’s four walls are further decorated by courtesy with astonishing images taken by distinguished astro photographers from various parts of the world:

Andromeda galaxy (left): Matt Proulx
Planet Saturn (rear): Damian Peach
Seagull nebula (right): Robert Fitzhenry, Cosmic Obsession Kerrville
Gibbous Moon (front): Oleg Bouevitch