Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

MagAO Commissioning Day 23: Galaxies are …faint

Well, we tried out our faint guide star modes tonight. We locked on a 14th magnitude guide star in bin 3, and a 16th magnitude guide star in bins 4 and 5! We were getting down to 90 milli-arc-second PSFs … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Phenomena of LCO

Here at LCO, we spend a lot of time staring at the sky, and not just with our instruments! I’ve noticed, for example, that the Belt of Venus is quite prominent and beautiful at sunrise and sunset. For those of … Continue reading

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