Another busy day on Cerro Manqui.
Clio came up to start getting ready. Katie will begin drawing a vacuum and start the cool down process tomorrow.
Most of today was spent shaking out our new 2000 Hz capability. As of tonight, thanks to Mario and Alfio, we have successfully closed the loop (with 0 gain) at 2000 Hz! It’s on.
To do the zero-gain closed-loop testing we had to string a temporary network fiber between buildings, since sine parts of MagAO are not yet on the telescope. This necessitated some improvised safety management (fibers are delicate).
Vizzy spent the day doing Vizcacha things.
Kelsey saw a Guanaco up close and took these great pics.