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 Clear. Laser power 5.0 W, stable. Seeing 1.0-1.6". Laser return ~100000 DN/s (requiring frequent etalon adjustments). K Strehl ~20% with bright tip/tilt stars. Observed ~20 targets. Lost 1.25 hr due to acquisition camera display problem.

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Clear. Laser power 5.2-4.8 W, stable. Seeing 0.9-1.2". Laser return 50000-80000 DN/s. Observed ~20 targets. Shut down by US-STRATCOM at 11:50 UT due to "Space Event".
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Clear. Laser power 5.2-4.8 W, stable. Seeing 0.9-1.2". Laser return 60000-120000 DN/s. Observed ~20 targets. Lost 30 min due to STRATCOM "space event". A very successful final 2 nights of LGS for the semester!
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 1/16/09 UT (PHARO-LGS science)
Clear. Laser power 5.0 W, stable. Seeing 1.0-1.6". Laser return ~100000 DN/s (requiring frequent etalon adjustments). K Strehl ~20% with bright tip/tilt stars. Observed ~20 targets. Lost 1.25 hr due to acquisition camera display problem.
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1/17/09 UT (PHARO-LGS science)
Clear. Laser power 5.2-4.8 W, stable. Seeing 0.9-1.2". Laser return 50000-80000 DN/s. Observed ~20 targets. Shut down by US-STRATCOM at 11:50 UT due to "Space Event".
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Clear. Laser power 5.0 W, stable. Seeing 2.5-3.5". Halted by FAA at 18:55 PST for lack of a published NOTAM.
 
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Clear. Laser power 5.0 W, stable. Seeing 1.0-1.6". Laser return ~100000 DN/s (requiring frequent etalon adjustments). K Strehl ~20% with bright tip/tilt stars. Observed ~20 targets. Lost 1.25 hr due to acquisition camera display problem.
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 Clear and windy. Laser power 5.0-4.8 W. Seeing 3-4". Cancelled LGS at 23:00 PST due to poor seeing.

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Clear and windy. Laser power 5.0-4.8 W. Seeing 3-4". Cancelled LGS at 23:00 PST due to poor seeing.

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Clear and windy. Laser power 5.0-4.8 W. Seeing 3-4". Cancelled LGS at 11:00pm due to poor seeing.

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  • Record WFS dark frames for noise analysis.
  • Investigate TCS coordinates recorded in SWIFT header during open-loop tracking.
 
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    • AO system internal focus: doc, pdf
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    • BTO alignment (v2.4): doc, pdf
    • BTO alignment, abbreviated version (v1.0): doc, pdf
    • BTO shutdown (v1.1): doc, pdf

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    • 18:26:00 1/10/09 - 05:54:00 1/11/09 PST
    • 18:26:00 1/11/09 - 05:54:00 1/12/09 PST
    • 18:27:00 1/12/09 - 05:54:00 1/13/09 PST
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    • 18:29:00 1/14/09 - 05:54:00 1/15/09 PST: Cancelled
 
    • 18:29:00 1/15/09 - 05:54:00 1/16/09 PST
    • 18:30:00 1/16/09 - 05:54:00 1/17/09 PST
  • Securitas spotters are schedule to be on site 17:45-06:00 PST.

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All-Sky Camera

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Safety Documents

Personnel schedule

  Wed 1/7 Thu 1/8 Fri 1/9 Sat 1/10 Sun 1/11 Mon 1/12 Tue 1/13 Wed 1/14 Thu 1/15 Fri 1/16
Bouchez     Arrive late X X X     X X
Peffer       X X X     X X
Roberts     X X         ? ?
Velur X X  

Test Plans and Procedures

Please post your test plans on the Test Plan Library page, and add a link below.
  • AO setup
    • AO system internal focus: doc, pdf
    • AO bench setup and checkout: doc, pdf
  • BTO procedures
    • BTO setup (v2.4): doc, pdf
    • BTO alignment (v2.4): doc, pdf
    • BTO alignment, abbreviated version (v1.0): doc, pdf
    • BTO shutdown (v1.1): doc, pdf
  • Laser procedures
    • Laser startup (v2.0): doc, pdf
    • Laser shutdown (v1.0): doc, pdf
  • Observing procedures:
    • LGS science night checklist (v1.1): doc, pdf
    • NGS Checkout (v3.1): doc, pdf
    • LGS Checkout (v1.0): doc, pdf
    • LGS target acquisition (v4.0): doc, pdf

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