Astronomy Report – May 15th

Astronomy Report

Name: Mariona Badenas
Crew: 212
Date: 15 May 2019

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY

Peter: Would it be possible to have more observation credits?

Robotic Telescope Requested (choose one): MDRS-WF

** Object Viewed #1: Pelican nebula
Problems Encountered: N/A –> Observations completed (finally!). Attached: Final color picture with the H-alpha exposures included.

** Object Viewed #2: Western Veil Nebula
Problems Encountered: N/A –> Observations completed.

** Object Viewed #3: Eastern Veil Nebula
Problems Encountered: N/A –> Observations in progress (7/36)

** Object Viewed #4: Iris Nebula
Problems Encountered: N/A –> Observations in progress (28/85)

** Object Viewed #5: IC1396 (Elephant’s Trunk Nebula)
Problems Encountered: N/A –> Observations have not begun yet.

** Object Viewed #6: Messier 13
Problems Encountered: N/A –> Observations requested this afternoon.

** Object Viewed #6: Messier 3
Problems Encountered: N/A –> Observations requested this afternoon.

MUSK OBSERVATORY
** Solar Features Observed: None.
Problems Encountered: The wind was too strong today.