UT 20130918 Technical Observing - AGw2 Calibration
Observer: JHill, DMiller (Tucson)
Telescope Operator: GBechetti (LBTO)
Software Support: DCox (Tucson)
AO Support: JGuerra (Tucson)
Telescope Support: JLittle (LBTO)
Instrument Support: ESolheid (LBTO)
Testing DX Adaptive Optics at the beginning. They worked for a couple hours, but the heavy clouds rolled over us about midnight.
DX Adaptive Optics Testing
04:00 Closed for humidity. We called Chris and were able to resolve the pointing problem by restarting PSFR.
05:30 Re-open. Sky is partly cloudy. Seeing is about 1.2 arcsec and variable.
07:30 Seeing has improved to 0.8 arcsec FWHM on the guider (even with mirror ventilation off), but thicker clouds are
08:00 Close for continuing heavy clouds.
- 18 Sep 2013