December 11-12, 2008 LGS observing run

Nightly Summaries

12/12/08 UT
Mostly cloudy, 1.0" seeing in R. Performed NGS observations with SWIFT most of night. Performance good on bright stars (FWHM ~0.30" in R). LOWFS camera inoperable; will trouble-shoot in morning. Laser not ready (IR powers: 15W @ 1.06 um, 9W @ 1.32 um).

12/13/08 UT
Clear, 2.5" seeing in R. Laser 5.9 W and stable. Performed LGS observations until 11pm, when LOWFS camera failed again. Continued with NGS observations midnight to dawn.

All-Sky Camera

12/12/08 UT 12/13/08 UT

Safety Documents

Personnel schedule

  Wed 12/10 Thu 12/11 Fri 12/12
Bouchez Arrive late X X
Kibblewhite X X X
Roberts X X  
Peffer X 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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