Log Book Entry No.84

Days, Calendar Created: 28 Jan 2016 17:14:50 Days, Calendar Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016 14:54:10 Person RebekahChafer1 Text Observation2_groupA

  • IDEA!
  • Academic: Prof S. Boogert
  • Students Present: Connor Armstrong, Luna Borella, Samantha Youles, Rebekah Chafer, Alanis Cozens
  • Weather Conditions: Partial Cloud
  • Targets: Two Bright Stars, visible through thin cloud - Capella, Pleiades cluster, Atlas, Pleione
Start Time: 1700

Camera(SBIG ST 8XME) connected (Maxim dl Pro 5) and thermally stabilised (-5 on cooler)

Camera: 2E16 bits: 65,000 colours of grey

Cooling structure visible when exposure was lowered, faded as camera settled.

Found Capella (speed 9) and centred (speed 3) and synced guidance system

Used Stellarium to navigate to Pleiades Star Cluster

Located and focused on Atlas and Pleione in same frame

Captured saturated fit images of both stars by altering exposure(15), clouds changed effects.

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