Author Archives: Laird Close

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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2017A DAY 15: The Amazing Weather Predicting ASM

Tonight is my first calm night driving the AO system in 5 nights. It is great that everything in MagAO/VisAO/Clio is working well together again. Katie is getting great data and Kevin Wagner has joined us at Clay. I was … Continue reading

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