We have observed our last target star of the 2014A run. It was another great night, with half arcsecond seeing almost the whole way.
We now have 2 days of packing and storing and inventory to do, and then we start the long journey home. Laird and Katie got started as soon as the dome closed.
We have to spend some time saying goodbye to all of our friends. We won’t see them for 6 months!
And we need to spend some time actually looking at the night sky, it’s so beautiful here.
We spent a lot of time on this run trying to mitigate the effects of diffraction. So check out the wave nature of these guitar strings: