Forerunner

1:23
  • Waiting for sunset.
  • I tested the dump procedure about an hour ago and it seems to work.
2:10
  • Working on presets. We had to change pointing direction as our first target was too close to the wind.
2:48
  • SX had a lot of problems, but we to re-do the preset about a billion times.
003:11
  • Zero slope error, I've re-optimized.
  • Moved the stages to -47.70, -30.1. That seems to put the stages exactly on the Forerunner hotspot.
  • -35.7 seems to be the best focus.

4:10 ish
  • We moved to a different target, at a higher altitude.
  • Bin 1, 1700 Hz, 7.9 mag in the OCAM.
  • Seriously ugly seeing, but we're at 86 degrees elevation, so no DIMM.
  • 20230309_043540
  • Juan Carlos is measuring up to about 2" from tracking numbers.
5:00
  • The loop is still holding. I lowered some gains back when we were first closing the loop, 50 min ago, and it seems to be able to stay closed.

5:05
  • Seeing is still baNANa.
07:11
  • Still holding steady.
  • 20230309_071132
    20230309_071218
07:57
  • Zero slopes, ran the bcu dump script.
9:01
  • New Preset. Mag 7.5.
  • 20230309_090341
10:04
  • ANOTHER zero slope event. I ran the script.

-- GregoryTaylor - 08 Mar 2023
Topic revision: r4 - 09 Mar 2023, GregoryTaylor
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