January 5-7, 2010 LGS-SWIFT observing run

Nightly Summaries

1/06/10 UT
Ash and moderate to thick cirrus. Laser power 6.5-7.3 W. Closed until 22:00 due to ash. Attempted LGS for 1.5hrs; gave up due to cirrus. Non-AO SWIFT obs. 23:30-06:10.

1/07/10 UT
Ash and scattered cirrus. Laser power 7.5 W. Closed due to ash until 01:30. Unable to detect any return from Na layer. NGS-SWIFT obs. 02:30-03:20. Closed again due to ash.

1/08/10 UT
Clear to moderate cirrus. Laser power 7.5 W. LGS-SWIFT science observations 19:00-03:15. Increasing clouds forced switch to NGS. LGS flux 50000-75000 cts/s.

Safety Documents

Personnel schedule

  Tue 1/5 Wed 1/6 Thu 1/7
Bouchez X X X
Peffer X 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 (v2.6): 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 (v2.1): 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 SWIFT target acquisition (v1.0): doc, pdf
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Texttxt PMR_palomar_azel_100108.txt r1 manage 1.5 K 2010-01-05 - 16:57 AntoninBouchez  
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Texttxt PMR_palomar_radec_100108.txt r1 manage 6.6 K 2010-01-05 - 16:57 AntoninBouchez  
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Texttxt stratcom_windows_100108.txt r1 manage 7.7 K 2010-01-06 - 21:16 AntoninBouchez  
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