Welcome to the Sutherland Zoo

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Dome

1435
elephant
the elephant is sleeping until sunrise

alt 0000 0906  --- -0deg 42'    az 0000 0285  --- 70deg 01'
weather  WIND                limits  DOWN               
blind  FULLY OPEN            cloud  N/A                



Mount

23060
antelope
positioning mount

guider ----      
ra 0146 0146 *  dec 0720 0720 *
ra STOP         dec STOP       
limits NONE 
sun ha -10h 51m  dec +17deg 26'  rise 05:27 UTC



Detectors

23256
tiger
Reading data from the tiger counters.

                    forward   forward       aft       aft        tm
                       star      port      star      port
      Fred  ratio     +0.27     -0.42     +0.00     +0.00     +0.00
            sum    00005984  00000956  00000000  00000000  00000000




Temperature Controllers

2296
iguana
Controlling temperatures

  ovtop  113.00 C     star   20.99 C     port   19.00 C       if   37.99 C  
  ovbot   30.62 C  hsink_a   42.25 C  hsink_b   32.82 C   case_r   17.52 C  
 case_f   16.89 C  



Temperature Monitors

1437
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 tank_t   15.57 C   tank_b  166.14 C     room   13.00 C      amb  166.23 C  
   spec   15.45 C     dome    9.49 C    cloud    5.04 V  



Watchdogs

26128
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1430
turkey
Flying over the zoo