Monthly Archives: November 2012

MagAO Commissioning Day 15: The Return of the Crow

Greetings MagAO blog followers! Tonight, I’m giving Jared and Katie a well-deserved night off from the blogosphere. Don’t worry – they’re still hard at work on the system, and continuing to collect pithy quotes and hilarious anecdotes for your entertainment. … Continue reading

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MagAO Commissioning Day 14: Closed Loop First Light!!!!!!!!!!

After 13 straight days of nearly perfect cloudless photometric conditions, we woke up to this today. So, of course, we decided to go on sky for the first time. We haven’t completed all of our internal calibrations, but going on … Continue reading

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Up and down the mountain

Before we tell you our big results for the night… let’s look at some happenings up and down the mountain! Here are Enrico and Alfio waiting for a ride up to the telescope: Armando departed on Saturday, and now Derek … Continue reading

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