Author Archives: Laird Close

MagAO 2018A Day3: Closed-loop On Sky !

Today was a long and exciting day for the team. This afternoon we mounted Clio on the NAS (the telescope + MagAO) and Katie and Phil got Clio cold and working with its brand new computer. Despite a cloudy start … Continue reading

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2017B Day 15: The End of the 2017B Run, and a Hike to See Petroglyphs

Hi Everyone, As is tradition I’m writing the last blog. This run has been a bit challenging due to mostly poor weather. For example, there were a few nights so cloudy that only photos we actually saved were of “Hedwig” … Continue reading

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2017A Day 21: A Very Successful MagAO Science Run Ends

It has been a great recovery for MagAO from the terrible glycol leak of last year. We have now completed our first science run and it was a big success with a completion of the February targets that we failed … Continue reading

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