Telescope Performance Verification
with IRTC at LFBG - 18-19 May 2009 MST

Observers:: D.Thompson, J.Heidt (mtn)
Telescope Operator: A. Ceranski
Software Support: C. Biddick (phone)
Telescope Support: T. Shih, J. Little


Lost to cloudy weather.


IRTC still not allowing setting of the exposure time from iraf through the IRC. Tonight I did a complete restart at the linux level on lbtmu05 (starting from completely logged out). May try rebooting the IRTC control computer later.

19:16 Preset closed dome (before sunset) ACQUIRE mode to test...GCS hung on guide star selection. Repeat the full AGW/GCS shutdown, restart, and selectAGW commands. 19:29 preset completed.


Heavy clouds at sunset. Tair=9.6C, Tprimary=9.8C, RH=48%, wind 0-8m/s.

01:45 Still 80% heavy clouds. Temp, RH stable. No thunderstorms.

03:45 Calling it a night. Lost to weather.

-- DavidThompson - 15 May 2009
Topic revision: r3 - 20 May 2009, DavidThompson
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