Telescope Performance Verification
with IRTC at LFBG - 19-20 May 2009 MST

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

Summary

Preparations:

IRTC package modified to correctly use modifed IRC commands (setting the exposure time on the IRTC). Verified that this works.

Preset closed dome (before sunset) ACQUIRE mode to test.
  • 20:28:41.150 OSS hung on collimating M3, stopped and restarted OSS.
  • 20:32:22.754 worked.

Details

17:20 Rain and lightning.

20:29 Still cloudy. Tair=6.8 Tprimary=12.1 RH=68% Wind 0-8m/s

02:42 Still 100% cloud cover, no stars visible, satellite looks bad. Calling it a night.

-- DavidThompson - 15 May 2009
Topic revision: r4 - 20 May 2009, DavidThompson
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