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Clouds roll in as desk controlled observatory completed.


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About this observation
Len Adam
Time of observation
01/09/2018 - 22:40
Observing location
Just outside Albox, Almeria , Spain
i-Phone 7 Camera

I have finally completed the roll off roof observatory, installed my telescope and camera and completed the wiring to inside the house. From my desk I can open and close the roof, observing it happen with the RING security camera in the observatory - and check the movement of the telescope. I can startup and home the scope and startup the camera, set the filter wheel position and switch a light on if necessary - all from my desk. I have not yet installed my focuser because I need an adaptor for my 8-inch RC. Of course since completion every day here is very warm and sunny with clear skies but as soon as it gets dark the clouds roll in!

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