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Log, Jan 23, 2009

No people. Well we opened but were distressed to learn that the problem we had last week with the telescope was more serious than first suspected. We felt last week that it was merely cold which caused the problems in the telescope's "computer". However this week, when the temperature outside was in the upper 30s, when we turned on an electric space heater and warmed the telescope with a "hair dryer", the problems remained. Francine will be contacting Meade and doing some research on her own at Brown (which has a nearly identical telescope). It is possible that the telescope may be out of general service for a while.

-Les Coleman

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