TCCM
(Telescope & Crew Control Module)

or "Moon Buggy"




Figure 1. Quad presentation on Monitor 1 CRT




Fig. 2, Live SSI Camera feed Mon #3


Fig. 3.  8" f/10, 80" f/l, Schmidt Cassegrain

Fig. 4, Control & Recorder Console
     




  Fig. 5,  Rack System on main console
Sennheiser receiver (WWV feed), Quad Processor, Recorders VHS1, DVR1, VHS2



Figure 5b. MFJ-12/24 shows local time & CUT/UTC set with atomic clock.




Fig. 6, Rear view.  Stored equipment ready to deploy at right.



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Fig. 7, Control Console showing monitors 1,2,3 (#4 is on fig. 10)                         Fig. 8, SE view



Fig. 9.  Amplified AV (audio/video) board also puts WWV time fix on all data recorders.



Fig. 10, (Bottom Left) Computer for SSI Camera, (Bottom Right) Computer for VMA Graphics & LPI back-up camera
Above top. Monitor #4 for VMA Graphics, SKYGLOBE and LPI camera


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Fig. 11, Live images from SSI Camera on Mon. #3                  Fig. 12, Mon #4 displays VGA Graphics



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Fig. 13,  Digital Video Converters (2)        Fig. 14,  Blue Cab-Camera Illuminators



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Fig. 15 & 16  Two views of DOB Driver II Yoke. Note Findercams A & B

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Fig. 17, Another view of SCT Scope & mount                                      Fig. 18, Findercam B


 

Fig. 19, In the office (LAB), a 42" flat screen display showing feed from Moon Buggy. Note water tower at 1/2 mile range. Findercam B upper left & cabcam upper right.
VMA graphics on bottom left and test patter for live SSI camera on bottom right..


 
Francis Ridge
Coordinator, The Lunascan Project