Welcome to the Sutherland Zoo

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Dome

1510
elephant
dome pointing at sun

alt 0000 0531  --- +40deg 48'    az 0000 0826  --- 271deg 33'
weather  WIND                limits  DOWN               
blind  NOT FULLY OPEN        cloud  N/A                



Mount

1511
antelope
positioning mount

guider SEEKING   
ra 0522 0522 *  dec 0767 0824 *
ra STOP         dec UP         
limits NONE 
sun ha  +3h 33m  dec -19deg 26'  rise 03:57 UTC



Detectors

30505
tiger
Reading data from the tiger counters.

                    forward   forward       aft       aft        tm
                       star      port      star      port
      Fred  ratio     -1.01     +0.00     +0.00     +0.00     -0.32
            sum    00006859  00000000  00000000  00000000  00000945




Temperature Controllers

14735
iguana
Controlling temperatures

  ovtop  113.02 C     star   21.00 C     port   33.35 C       if   38.00 C  
  ovbot   43.28 C  hsink_a   48.90 C  hsink_b   53.47 C   case_r   29.67 C  
 case_f   29.61 C  



Temperature Monitors

1428
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 tank_t    0.05 C   tank_b  166.58 C     room   26.67 C      amb   28.48 C  
   spec   30.17 C     dome   29.55 C    cloud    5.04 V  



Watchdogs

1384
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1421
turkey
Flying over the zoo