Welcome to the Sutherland Zoo

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Dome

1435
elephant
dome pointing at sun

alt 0000 0445  --- +50deg 17'    az 0000 0628  --- 329deg 40'
weather  WIND                limits  DOWN               
blind  FULLY OPEN            cloud  N/A                



Mount

1507
antelope
positioning mount

guider SEEKING   
ra 0423 0424 *  dec 0760 0760 *
ra LEFT         dec STOP       
limits NONE 
sun ha  +1h 15m  dec  +3deg  5'  rise 04:49 UTC



Detectors

1550
tiger
Reading data from the tiger counters.

                    forward   forward       aft       aft        tm
                       star      port      star      port
      Fred  ratio     +0.02     -0.22     +0.00     +0.00     -0.41
            sum    00005605  00000912  00000000  00000000  00000492




Temperature Controllers

1436
iguana
Controlling temperatures

  ovtop  113.00 C     star   21.01 C     port   23.64 C       if   38.01 C  
  ovbot   34.64 C  hsink_a   44.19 C  hsink_b   40.43 C   case_r   20.75 C  
 case_f   20.53 C  



Temperature Monitors

1437
lizard
monitoring temperatures

 tank_t   18.11 C   tank_b  166.28 C     room   17.64 C      amb  166.37 C  
   spec   20.41 C     dome   21.43 C    cloud    5.01 V  



Watchdogs

1379
eagle
Flying over the zoo

1430
turkey
Flying over the zoo