Astronomy Report – March 3rd

Crew 223 Astronomy Report Mar 03 2020

Name: Florian Delpech
Crew: 223
Date: 3/3/2020

MDRS ROBOTIC OBSERVATORY
Robotic Telescope Requested (choose one) MDRS-14

Objects to be Imaged this Evening: IC 342 ; NGC 2775 ; NGC 4449 ; NGC
4254 ; NGC 4125 ; NGC 3338 ; NGC 2683 ; M100 ; NGC 6503 ; NGC 5248 ; NGC
4038. This is part of the research project aiming at observing about 30
galaxies per week to try to find a supernovae.

Images submitted with this report: N/A

Problems Encountered: N/A

MUSK OBSERVATORY

Solar Features Observed: I took some images of the Sun following the
Quick guide. I did not observe any particular feature.

Images submitted with this report: A picture of the Sun

Problems Encountered: When I follow the Quick Guide, it seems that using
the different knobs should lead to see granules on the surface of the
Sun. However, I just see a quite smooth grey surface. Do I have to
adjust something?