Unpacking Day 7: Clocked Guanaco (shaken, not stirred)
One week in, MagAO shows no signs of slowing down. After starting our day with a hacksaw, and some shaky ground, we prepared the shell for mounting on the ASM reference body and made our first go at it. The shell was clocked slightly, meaning that the magnets don’t quite line up with their holes in the reference body. We have rotated it, and first thing in the morning we’ll retry. In other news: VisAO is back in action, the NAS is shaping up, and we met some of the other residents of LCO.
The shell was carefully cleaned before mounting:
Tonight’s dinner quote: “That is not a camel.” (Alan Uomoto)