Canada/USA Astronomical Seeing Observation Program

Astronomical-Seeing Observation Details

1. Observer
Doug Kniffen
2. Site
N38.73 W91.22 (N3843' W9113')
3. Scope
16 inch F/10.0 Mirror. Closed top. Closed bottom. Fan cooled: No.
4. Time
2003-04-10 04:00:00 GMT
5. Observing Conditions
635X. 75.0 up. Was cooling for 4h00m.
Appearance of out-of-focus star: Rapid flicker
6. Seeing Observation
Star Image I (1 out of 5)
8. CommentsPrismatic dispersion usually shows as an orange limb/ blue limb effect on the planets. Tonight, only blue and it was strongly flared.
Date Entered2003-04-10 04:20:23 UT

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