UT20090628 Telescope Performance Verification
with LUCIFER at LFBG

Observers: W. Seifert, N. Ageorges, V. Knierim, J. Hill (LBT)
Telescope Operator: A. Ceranski
Software Support: P. Grenz (Tucson)
Instrument Support: T. Shih
Telescope Support: J. Rousseau

Summary

Entire night lost to clouds and the threat of rain.

Preparations

Pool table arrives and is installed. Now we have something more to do while watching clouds go by. The problem is that we can only open if Walter is able to beat Aaron at 8-ball.

Details

06:10 Open vent doors halfway, and run mirror ventilation.

LUCIFER software tests

10:57 closed-dome preset from LUCIFER

11:00 kill OSS because hung waiting for M3

11:02 closed-dome preset from LUCIFER followed by offset

11:17 turn off mirror ventilation and close vent doors.

See attached plot of telescope temperatures. Solid lines = steel; dotted lines = air, dashed lines = mirror (glass or air). This plot was made with /home/lbcobs/supportscripts/ObserverSupport/daq_telextract.py.

-- JohnHill - 27 Jun 2009
Topic revision: r5 - 29 Jun 2009, JohnHill
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