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Paramount MX


Going to America

In this post you can see some of the results of violent storms that damaged SkySlab's Paramount MX.  As a result, the mount needs to be sent to America for repairs and maintenance.  SkySlab's passive solar cooling system no longer works and there was more damage to the electrical systems and computers inside SkySlab but [...] Read More


TheSkyX TPoint and Periodic Error Corrections

Two quick things, well, not quick...it's taken a month to get to this point:  TheSkyX is software that controls the robotic mounts in SkySlab (whatever model it is at the time).  Tpoint is how that software pin-points targets in the vastness of interstellar space. There's a lot more to it and some complex configuration and [...] Read More


Paramount MX Maintenance

I've been planning this for about two, maybe three weeks.  After I received the correct grease from America, I figured that with the weekend shaping up to be wet, windy and pointless for viewing, this would be a good time to get-to and finish maintaining the Paramount MX inside SkySlab.  This sounds like a risky [...] Read More


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