Welcome to the Las Campanas Zoo

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Dome

1516
elephant
dome pointing at sun

alt 0000 0260  --- +73deg 48'    az 0000 0674  --- 312deg 34'
weather  FINE                limits  NONE               
blind  FULLY OPEN            cloud    6% FINE           



Mount

1596
antelope
positioning mount

guider FINELOCK  
ra 0464 0463    dec 0549 0551  
ra GUIDE        dec GUIDE      
limits NONE 
sun ha  +0h 50m  dec -17deg 30'  rise 10:15 UTC



Detectors

1569
leopard
reading data from the counters
 
                  starbord      port        tm
Hannibal   ratio    +23.79    +31.43     +0.00
           sum    00065690  00091726  00000000



Temperature Controllers

1587
iguana
Controlling temperatures

h_ovtop  126.99 C   h_star   20.57 C   h_port   20.80 C     h_if   38.02 C  
h_ovbot   96.93 C     hs_a   35.19 C     hs_b   27.17 C    caser   58.93 C  
  casef   63.25 C  



Temperature Monitors

1571
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 h_back   27.76 C    cloud    0.21 V      amb   23.17 C     room   21.42 C  
   tank   23.57 C  



Watchdogs

1486
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1511
turkey
Flying over the zoo