Welcome to the Sutherland Zoo

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Dome

1347
elephant
the elephant is sleeping until sunrise

alt 0000 0906  --- -0deg 38'    az 0000 0263  --- 76deg 19'
weather  WIND                limits  DOWN               
blind  NOT FULLY OPEN        cloud  N/A                



Mount

1349
antelope
positioning mount

guider ----      
ra 0136 0136 *  dec 0735 0735 *
ra STOP         dec STOP       
limits NONE 
sun ha  -8h 28m  dec +11deg 52'  rise 05:05 UTC



Detectors

1353
tiger
Reading data from the tiger counters.

                    forward   forward       aft       aft        tm
                       star      port      star      port
      Fred  ratio     -0.06     +1.93     +0.00     +0.00     +0.00
            sum    00006164  00000779  00000000  00000000  00000000




Temperature Controllers

1348
iguana
Controlling temperatures

  ovtop  113.22 C     star   21.00 C     port   25.16 C       if   37.97 C  
  ovbot   36.13 C  hsink_a   44.70 C  hsink_b   38.01 C   case_r   21.92 C  
 case_f   21.28 C  



Temperature Monitors

1350
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 tank_t    0.05 C   tank_b  166.29 C     room   17.53 C      amb   14.77 C  
   spec   21.40 C     dome   15.99 C    cloud    5.04 V  



Watchdogs

1318
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1346
turkey
Flying over the zoo