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Interstellar Light and Other Quantum Effects

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


Lightning Happens

I am fairly sure that recent extreme storms have been the cause of electrical damage to SkySlab.  The unfortunate outcome is the Paramount MX used to track objects no longer operates.  Add that to the recent server failure for SkySlab's website and things have not been going so well of late! This is an issue [...] 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


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