Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Nightlog 2011-05-17

SA: Petri
SO: Siphelo
Others: Paul, Ken, Steve P., Janus


- Another bright but clear night, used for various engineering and science commissioning tasks (data for UKSC and POL programs). Lost last 3h to humidity - first time for more than a week.

- First use of RSS slotmode (though without the slotmask), 1 Hz spectroscopy on T Pyx.

- Did burst mode slitless spectroscopy to measure new RSS throughput accurately

- More mapping rss / salticam mapping tests: bottom line, it is starting to look like our problems are definitely Fold-mirror related, which means the rotating structure, payload otherwise, RSS, pellicle, etc. are fine. An improved mapping set for TCS a

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