Astronomy Report – April 24th

Astronomy Report

Name: Lieffrig Eléonore

Crew: 211
Date: 24 April 2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested (choose one) MDRS-14

Objects to be Imaged this Evening: 3C273

Images submitted with this report: None

Problems Encountered: None

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed:

Granules, prominences at the surface of the sun.
We were really happy to be able to see the eruptions on the pictures you’ll find enclosed.

Problems Encountered: The tracking of the sun doesn’t work, I have to follow the sun manually, could you help please ?

Astronomy Report – April 23rd

Astronomy Report

Name: Lieffrig Eléonore

Crew: 211
Date: 23 April 2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested (choose one) MDRS-14

Objects to be Imaged this Evening: None

Images submitted with this report: None

Problems Encountered: None

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: Granules, prominences at the surface of the sun.

Problems Encountered: None

Astronomy Report – April 22nd

Astronomy Report
Name: Lieffrig Eléonore

Crew: 211
Date: 22 April 2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

I’m planning to choose the quasars that I will observe and give the instructions to the telescope by tomorrow afternoon.

Robotic Telescope Requested (choose one) MDRS-14

Objects to be Imaged this Evening: None

Images submitted with this report: None

Problems Encountered: None

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: Edges of the sun, but no picture were taken because I had to go on EVA.

Problems Encountered: None

Astronomy Report – April 5th

Astronomy Report

Name: Amanda Manget

Crew: 208
Date: 05-APR-2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested: MDRS-14

Objects to be Imaged this Evening (if weather permits): Crab Nebula, Whirlpool Galaxy, and Dumbbell Nebula

Objects Already Imaged: Pinwheel with MDRS-14 and MDRS-WF, Whirlpool Galaxy with MDRS-WF, Crab Nebula

Problems Encountered: In the Pinwheel and Whirlpool Galaxies as well as the Crab Nebula images, it is difficult to make out the objects, even after processing. Perhaps with the MDRS-14 they will come out clearer.

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: N/A

Problems Encountered: N/A

Astronomy Report – April 4th

Name: Amanda Manget

Crew: 208
Date: 04-APR-2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested: MDRS-WF

Objects to be Imaged this Evening (if weather permits):

Submitted March 27th: Pinwheel (active 7/10 images taken)

Submitted April 1st: Crab Nebula, Dumbbell Nebula

Objects Already Imaged: Pinwheel with MDRS-14, Whirlpool Galaxy with MDRS-WF

Problems Encountered: Only a portion of images were taken of the Crab Nebula. If weather permits, more images will be taken tonight.

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: N/A

Problems Encountered: N/A

Astronomy Report – April 3rd

Astronomy Report

Name: Amanda Manget

Crew: 208
Date: 03-APR-2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested: MDRS-WF

Objects to be Imaged this Evening (if weather permits):

Submitted March 27th: Pinwheel (active 7/10 images taken)

Submitted April 1st: Crab Nebula, Dumbbell Nebula

Objects Already Imaged: Pinwheel with MDRS-14, Whirlpool Galaxy with MDRS-WF

Problems Encountered: High winds last night causing dome to stay closed. If weather permits, images will be taken tonight.

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: N/A

Problems Encountered: N/A

Astronomy Report – April 2nd

Astronomy Report

Name: Amanda Manget

Crew: 208


Date: 02-APR-2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY
Robotic Telescope Requested: MDRS-WF

Objects to be Imaged this Evening (if weather permits):
Submitted March 27th: Pinwheel (active 7/10 images taken)
Submitted April 1st: Crab Nebula, Dumbbell Nebula

Objects Already Imaged: Pinwheel with MDRS-14, Whirlpool Galaxy with MDRS-WF



Problems Encountered: Could not identify whirlpool galaxy in the images, even after processing.

MUSK OBSERVATORY



Solar Features Observed: N/A



Problems Encountered: N/A

Cheers,

Julielynn Wong, MD, MPH, FACPM
Chief Medical Maker

Astronomy Report – April 1st

Astronomy Report
Name: Amanda Manget

Crew: 208
Date: 01-APR-2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested (choose one): MDRS-WF

Objects to be Imaged this Evening:

Submitted March 27th: Pinwheel

Submitted April 1st: Crab Nebula, Whirlpool Galaxy, Dumbbell Nebula

Objects Already Imaged: Pinwheel with MDRS-14

Problems Encountered:

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: N/A

Problems Encountered: N/A

Astronomy Report – Mar 25th

Crew 207 Astronomy Report 25 Mar 2019

Crew Astronomer: Tom Baldwin

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Robotic Telescope Requested: None

Objects Viewed:

Remote observatory used to image M 65. Image processing not yet complete.

Problems Encountered: None

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: None.

Observatory closed, and photos of telescope, Laptop, and Solar Astronomy box sent to Peter.

Problems Encountered: None.