Welcome to the Sutherland Zoo

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Dome

1426
elephant
dome pointing at sun

alt 0000 0438  --- +51deg 04'    az 0000 0737  --- 297deg 40'
weather  WIND                limits  NONE               
blind  FULLY OPEN            cloud  N/A                



Mount

28860
antelope
positioning mount

guider FINELOCK  
ra 0469 0468    dec 0796 0797  
ra GUIDE        dec GUIDE      
limits NONE 
sun ha  +2h 18m  dec  -9deg 48'  rise 03:55 UTC



Detectors

28863
tiger
Reading data from the tiger counters.

                    forward   forward       aft       aft        tm
                       star      port      star      port
      Fred  ratio     +8.93     +6.44     +0.00     +0.00     +2.68
            sum    00231957  00297334  00000000  00000000  00039632




Temperature Controllers

6304
iguana
Controlling temperatures

  ovtop  113.05 C     star   21.00 C     port   28.36 C       if   38.01 C  
  ovbot   39.04 C  hsink_a   45.76 C  hsink_b   49.33 C   case_r   24.86 C  
 case_f   24.91 C  



Temperature Monitors

1760
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 tank_t   24.54 C   tank_b  166.44 C     room   22.63 C      amb  166.53 C  
   spec   25.38 C     dome   24.91 C    cloud    4.40 V  



Watchdogs

25489
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1416
turkey
Flying over the zoo