Canada/USA Astronomical Seeing Observation Program

Astronomical-Seeing Observation Details

1. Observer
Steve Koehler
2. Site
N44.82 W93.28 (N4449' W9316')
3. Scope
18 inch F/4.5 Mirror. Open top. Open bottom. Fan cooled: Yes.
4. Time
2003-03-14 22:00:00 CST (GMT -6)
2003-03-15 04:00:00 UTC
5. Observing Conditions
500X. 80.0 up. Was cooling for 2h00m.
Appearance of out-of-focus star: Waves zipping across aperture
6. Seeing Observation
Star Image I (1 out of 5)
8. CommentsThe seeing was pretty bad. Very little detail could be
seen on Jupiter, other than a few bands. The moon was
clearly shimmering, and high power could not be used.
Date Entered2003-03-17 17:42:31 UT

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