Category Archives: ROR Obs 2.0

♫ Back in the saddle again ♪

What a back and forth summer it’s been. June’s trip to Marathon was fraught with gear issues, most notably my AP Mach1 GTO literally grinding itself to bits, thanks to some seized bearings. Upon returning, the mount immediately went back … Continue reading

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Phew!

It has been a busy busy busy few weeks…both in and out of the Obs.  Of course, you don’t care about out of the obs, so…. The power and obs monitoring project is more or less complete.  There may still … Continue reading

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Another livestream :)

Livestream tonight, NGC 2174 data acquisition. 6:15pm CST Come watch the robots do their thing! https://www.twitch.tv/eorequis

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Data acquisition live stream

Happening now!  🙂 https://www.twitch.tv/eorequis

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That post about solar stuff

Been meeting to get around to “a post about all the solar stuff” and just keep…not.  Had occasion to take/send a few pics the other day (more on the recipient in a moment) and am finally prompted to put something … Continue reading

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“Major construction” is complete!

What I consider “major construction” of the obs is now complete.  Still lots left to do, but it all falls in the category of “finish work” or ‘electrical/electronics”. A roof was framed up w/ 2×3, 2×4, and 2×6 lumber Rolling … Continue reading

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Lots has happened!

Been a while, and quite a bit has changed in the new obs. Last weekend, the interior wall was framed in, despite my best efforts!  (Measure once, cut eleven times…) This weekend, the living room became the scene of a … Continue reading

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First session on the new pier!

Huzzah! Finally had a clear night (UPS delivered 10 days of clouds along with the repaired mount last week) so took the chance to test the mount repairs, and get a first evening off the new pier. Had to make … Continue reading

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Walls, ladies and gentlemen!

Yep.  We got walls.  (And a dachshund who’s sure I’m building her a new dog house)

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And then there was floor!

Well…subflooring, anyway. 🙂

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