Astronomy Report – May 11th

Astronomy Report
Name: Mariona Badenas
Crew: 212
Date: 11 May 2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY
Robotic Telescope Requested (choose one): MDRS-WF

Object Viewed #1: IC5067

Problems Encountered: The telescope was open at the start of the night but did not take pictures of this nebula (this problem has already been discussed with Peter).

(More objects to be Viewed): NGC6992, Veil Nebula, Iris Nebula
Problems Encountered: N/A (Observations of these objects have not begun yet).

MUSK OBSERVATORY
Solar Features Observed: Observed the sun through the eyepiece and took several pictures (see attached photo) but did not succeed at properly focusing the camera.

Problems Encountered: Camera wasn’t focused well. Will attempt to fix this issue tomorrow following Peter’s instructions.