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About this observation
Neil Morrison
Time of observation
24/08/2019 - 02:38
Delta Tau ZC 648
Observing location
crawley west sussex
Celestron C90
Sky Watcher Star Adventurer
Sony Slt 65a
ISO 100 10 sec F11.0

Only image of  this mornings occultation  before  discovering that  the  tripod and the  base plate  locking  screw  had worked  loose.   Large  Screw driver  fixed that  only to  have the warning lights  come on to  indicate low battery  power.Dash indoors for replacements and reassemble and re  balance! in time  for 64 Tau.  Moral of the  story .Check for any  slight   wobble as  you put  things  together   and  that  batteries  tend  to  fade when least  expected.

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