Astronomy Report – February 18th

Crew 205 Astronomy Report 18 Feb 2019

Crew Astronomer:Natalia Larrea

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested: MDRS-WF

Objects Viewed:

No observations for MDRS Target 1 were captured using MDRS-14 last night due to cloudy weather. We are still waiting for the sky to clear to obtain further measurements.

This morning we submitted an additional observation request for Orion Nebula using MDRS-WF telescope. Observations were set at 3 sec exposure using RGB and Lum filters. Right Ascension correction for this object was set at -10 arcmin.

Problems Encountered: Bad weather conditions.