Astronomer: Andrew Foster
MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY
Robotic Telescope Requested: MDRS-WF (05 DEC)
Requested objects – Requested yesterday (05 DEC) 46/P Wirtanen (wide field),
MDRS-14 imaging update:
46/P Wirtanen (cometary coma imaging) – Active
3C 273 (Quasar) – Active
AG Peg / RW Aur (photometry measurements) – Images available (will download post-mission for processing).
Objects Viewed: None
Image attached: None.
Poor weather conditions (Cloudy conditions continue today).
Solar Features Observed: Short observation of Sun through eyepiece w/ high cloud conditions, no detail visible. Carried out short test of Imaging Source DBK camera (no image captured).
Carried out minor repair on Solar observatory dome – loose seal secured (see attached photos).
Both observatories are clear of snow this evening.