Welcome to the Sutherland Zoo

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Dome

2386
elephant
dome pointing at sun

alt 0000 0725  --- +19deg 23'    az 0000 0371  --- 44deg 57'
weather  WIND                limits  DOWN               
blind  NOT FULLY OPEN        cloud  N/A                



Mount

1886054
antelope
positioning mount

guider SEEKING   
ra 0238 0238 *  dec 0704 0704 *
ra STOP         dec STOP       
limits NONE 
sun ha  -3h 05m  dec +22deg 42'  rise 05:42 UTC



Detectors

2006003
tiger
Reading data from the tiger counters.

                    forward   forward       aft       aft        tm
                       star      port      star      port
      Fred  ratio     +0.10     +0.75     +0.00     +0.00     +0.00
            sum    00007053  00006233  00000000  00000000  00000000




Temperature Controllers




Temperature Monitors

1708
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 tank_t    0.05 C   tank_b  165.86 C     room    6.41 C      amb  165.95 C  
   spec    5.81 C     dome    5.99 C  



Watchdogs

1654
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1670
turkey
Flying over the zoo