Astronomy Report – January 3rd

Crew 202 Astronomy Report 03-Jan-2019

Crew Astronomer: Cesare Guariniello

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope: MDRS-WF

Objects Viewed: M51, M81 and M82, M31

Problems Encountered: none (photos will be sent after post-processing)

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: Three sunspots (two in a group), optical observation only

Problems Encountered: The first centering needed quite a large amount of manual adjustment.