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0112-AstronomyReport

Name: Shteyngardt Veronika
Date: 01/11/2016

Sky Conditions: 0 clouds, perfect
Wind conditions: No wind

Observation Start Time: 21:15
Observation End Time: 22:50

Summary: Figured out how robofocus works, got familiar with hand control menu and pointing telescope to the objects, tried lenses.

Objects viewed: M42, Uranus, M31, M45.

Problems Encountered: Rotation of the Dome is not smooth sometimes: it is kind of “jumping” near the “West” point. Also, I cannot understand if I can change focus manually while robofocus is turned off, because Peter is doing it on the video instrucrion ,but the written instruction says: “Do not do that”.Using robofocus during visual obseravations is quite inconvenient.

Yours sincerely,
Shteyngardt Veronika