Canada/USA Astronomical Seeing Observation Program

Astronomical-Seeing Observation Details

1. Observer
Tom Walsh
2. Site
N45.63 W123.14 (N4537' W12308')
3. Scope
11 inch F/10.0 Mirror. Closed top. Closed bottom. Fan cooled: No.
4. Time
2003-02-23 23:10:00 PST (GMT -8)
2003-02-24 07:10:00 UTC
5. Observing Conditions
215X. 80.0 up. Was cooling for 4h05m.
Appearance of out-of-focus star: Rapid flicker
6. Seeing Observation
Star Image IV (4 out of 5)
8. CommentsGood darkness, cold - 32f, windy - ene 5 to 10 variable.
Great definition in faint portions of orion nebula, nice view of crab nebula, very fine view of ghost o' jupiter, best ever view of whirlpool. Very cold now, going to call it a night.
Date Entered2003-02-24 22:28:41 UT

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