Canada/USA Astronomical Seeing Observation Program

Astronomical-Seeing Observation Details

1. Observer
Martin Hilario
2. Site
N36.17 W115.40 (N3610' W11524')
3. Scope
4 inch F/8.0 Mirror. Open top. Open bottom. Fan cooled: No.
4. Time
2003-07-03 21:00:00 PDT (GMT -7)
2003-07-04 04:00:00 UTC
5. Observing Conditions
169X. 38.0 up. Was cooling for 0h20m.
Appearance of out-of-focus star: Waves zipping across aperture
6. Seeing Observation
Bloat 2.0 (3 out of 5)
8. CommentsPoolside 30-50 deg. obstructions in all directions showing only zenith and area away from Vegas Light Pollution...calm winds, sand-filled tripod, Jupiter extremely unstable, Lunar image distorted by waves of heat and unsteady atmosphere
Date Entered2003-07-04 06:04:33 UT

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