Author Archives: Laird Close

2017A Day 6: Better than OK

Hi all you MagAO fans, last night we had some excitement (which as long time readers of the blog know — that means something broke). After a fairly routine night we had just settled into a nice rhythm at around … Continue reading

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2016B Day 12: MagAO is back on-sky Closed Loop (400 modes 1kHz)

Great News MagAO’ers and lovers of the Blog Today we went on-sky after a day of taking interaction matrices (IMATs). We have made many improvements to MagAO since we had to also rebuild so much after the glycol leak. It … Continue reading

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2016A Day 8: Surprise !

Tonight went really well we only had 6 communication errors on start-up of the ASM (whereas we often have thousands but most don’t bother us) — so the ASM is enjoying this warm weather we are having. As you can … Continue reading

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