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Astronomy Report

02/24/2016

Arthur Lillo

 

Sky Conditions:

Clear

Wind Conditions:

Calm

Observation Start Time:

21h30

Observation End Time:

22h30

 

Summary:

We went to the observatory to do the First Night Procedure, but we thought that there was a problem with the robofocus. In fact we were not observing with the star diagonal. Thus, the two-star alignment was not complete. However, we had a beautiful view of the Moon and Jupiter through our binoculars and the fingerscope, and a blurry image of some big lunar craters through the telescope.

 

Objects viewed:

Sirius, Moon, Jupiter

 

Problems encountered:

The star diagonal was not used so we could not obtain a good focus with the Robofocus. This problem was solved the next day by focusing on a distant hill during the afternoon.