Daily Archives: November 17, 2012

ASM functionality checking – part I

Today we moved all the electronics in their final place with AO workstation. After that we started testing the electronics simply switching on everything without the ASM connected in order to see if everything works or not and… AAAAARRRGHHHH: one … Continue reading

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MagAO Commissioning Day 4: The Adaptive Secondary Mirror is installed!

Today we installed the Adaptive Secondary Mirror (ASM), a critical and exciting event!  This is our 1.6 mm thick 85 cm wide fragile thin shell that was transported to the summit yesterday.  It is now hanging up high above the … Continue reading

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