Author Archives: Vanessa Bailey

2014A Day 25: A Photogenic Day

After another busy night, I didn’t put together a substantive post. Thankfully, today was a beautiful day, with plenty of both literal and eye candy for the blog. Francois played Easter bunny and hid chocolate eggs around the control room … Continue reading

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2014A Day 23: It’s good to be back

Hi everyone!  With the beautiful weather and amazing avocados for every meal, it’s good to be back on the mountain again!   Because MagAO is now open to the public (so to speak) and we’re executing a variety of programs, … Continue reading

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AMA on Reddit

Vanessa and Tiffany are doing an AMA on reddit, so get your questions ready! You can find it here. Leave your questions for us – we’ll check back Wednesday at 12 noon EST.

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Comm2 Day 12: Snowflakes

Today we saw snowflakes here at Magellan! Thankfully, the weather was beautiful without a cloud in the sky; the snowflakes were on Clio. This is an image of a star. Although it looks distorted, this image is actually great. If … Continue reading

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Comm2 Day 6: Nighttime Edition

You might have noticed that our server redirected you to https. This will help ensure that MagAO continues to be a source of good, clean, family-friendly fun. Thanks to Paul Hart for helping Jared get a certificate set up. Thanks … Continue reading

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Comm2 Day 2: The ASM lives

Today we said goodbye to Alan. Thanks for all your help getting us up and running! Even with Alan departing, the mountain is full to the brim with personnel, and we need all the space we can muster for the … Continue reading

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