Welcome to the Sutherland Zoo

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Dome

1435
elephant
dome pointing at sun

alt 0000 0636  --- +29deg 13'    az 0000 0421  --- 30deg 09'
weather  WIND                limits  DOWN               
blind  FULLY OPEN            cloud  N/A                



Mount

1507
antelope
positioning mount

guider SEEKING   
ra 0289 0290 *  dec 0706 0706 *
ra LEFT         dec STOP       
limits NONE 
sun ha  -1h 53m  dec +22deg  5'  rise 05:34 UTC



Detectors

1550
tiger
Reading data from the tiger counters.

                    forward   forward       aft       aft        tm
                       star      port      star      port
      Fred  ratio     -0.53     +0.78     +0.00     +0.00     +0.00
            sum    00006034  00001659  00000000  00000000  00000000




Temperature Controllers

25815
iguana
No contact with temperature controllers for 1m15s



Temperature Monitors

1437
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 tank_t   16.08 C   tank_b  166.15 C     room   14.46 C      amb  166.24 C  
   spec   17.10 C     dome   16.94 C    cloud    5.03 V  



Watchdogs

1379
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1430
turkey
Flying over the zoo