Astronomy Report – January 15th

Astronomy Report

Name: Robinson Raphael

Crew: 219

Date: Jan 15th, 2020

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY: (MDRS-14)

MDRS-14 took observations of:

NGC 2960: (4 exposures of 63 s in Generic R and R) , (4 exposures of
125 s in Generic V and V) , (4 exposures of 250 s in Generic B and B)

Owl Nebula: (4 exposures of 40 s in Generic R and R) , (4 exposures of
80 s in Generic V and V) , (4 exposures of 160 s in Generic B and B)

Messier 40: (4 exposures of 30 s in Generic R and R) , (4 exposures of
60 s in Generic V and V) , (4 exposures of 120 s in Generic B and B)

Little Dumbbell Nebula: (4 exposures of 45 s in Generic R and R) , (4
exposures of 90 s in Generic V and V) , (4 exposures of 180 s in
Generic B and B)

NGC 4258: (4 exposures of 25 s in Generic R and R) , (4 exposures of
50 s in Generic V and V) , (4 exposures of 100 s in Generic B and B)

Whirlpool Galaxy: (4 exposures of 30 s in Generic R and R) , (4
exposures of 60 s in Generic V and V) , (4 exposures of 120 s in
Generic B and B)

Surveys 1-9 for Discovery: (3 exposures of 150 s in V filter)  done
for each survey except survey 6 which only has 2 exposures of 150 s in
V filter

Images submitted with report: Little Dumbbell Nebula (Generic and
Johnson-Cousins Filters Used)

Problems encountered: The third exposure for Survey 6 was not
recorded. Possibly due to bad weather