Astronomy Report Jan 11

Crew 219 Astronomy Report 11 Jan 2020

Crew Astronomer: Robinson Raphael

Crew: 219

Date: Jan 11th, 2020

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY: (MDRS-14)

MDRS-14 took observations of:

NGC 1068: (4 exposures of 120 seconds in B, 4 exposures of 60 seconds in V, 4 exposures of 30 seconds in R)

NGC 7318: (4 exposures of 120 seconds in B, 4 exposures of 60 seconds in V, 4 exposures of 30 seconds in R)

M32: (4 exposures of 120 seconds in B, 4 exposures of 60 seconds in V, 4 exposures of 30 seconds in R)

Already have submitted observations for NGC 2623, NGC 2960, NGC 4258, Owl Nebula, Whirlpool Galaxy, and Crab Nebula

Images submitted with this report: None (Still have to calibrate and stack the images with AstroImageJ)

Problems Encountered: Flats for the each of the filters (B,V,R) are not recorded and still experimenting with the exposure times for certain celestial bodies.