Monthly Archives: August 2012

NAS Fitcheck Day 12: In Transit

Extraction of the NAS Fitcheck team is underway. We all came down off the mountain today, feeling good about a successful run. Here’s our quote from the ride down: “Pirate mining? . . . no no, you probably said iron, … Continue reading

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NAS Fitcheck Day 11: Back To The Aux

A light day today, if you use the usual MagAO tempo as your standard. Alan and Tyson did a little work on the guider this morning. We had some excitement today. Power to the telescope was accidentally shut off, and … Continue reading

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NAS Fitcheck Day 10: MagAO In Control

Today started with balancing the NAS on the rotator. We added two big pieces of steel at the top to keep the rotator motor currents even as the instrument rotates. Once that was done, we attached the Anaconda – our … Continue reading

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