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8/14/03 - 8/15/03

Collimator, DSS, plumbing, and wiring - 8/14 - 8/15/03

 

 


815-001

Tyson and Vince ready the disperser server wheel for the crane ride to the instrument. The field lens and collimator (foreground) are also ready to install.

 

 


815-003

The wheel arrives at the Nasmyth platform.

 

 


815-004

Guiding the wheel to it place on the MOSS.

 

 


815-005

Emelio Cerda releases the hook.

 

 


815-006

Then the collimator is lifted.

 

 


815-007

Bruce Bigelow and Gabriel Martin engage the Magellan horizontal gravity vector.

 

 


815-008

The collimator is slid into its mounting on the MOSS. This process, which usually took 45 minutes with the trolley crane in Pasadena, takes 10 minutes with the jib (overhead) crane on Magellan.

 

 


815-009

8/14/03 - 10:30 PM - First light in the center field guide camera. Surveying of the guider home positions and travel ranges continues with integration of the guiding control software.

 

 


815-010

Emelio Cerda checks wiring in the slit area. All of the guider camera motion stages and cameras are installed, and all of the air, exhaust (green), and liquid cooling (blue) plumbing systems are complete.

 

 


815-011

Gabriel Martin CO2-snow cleaning the Magellan 1 (Baade) primary mirror. Vince Kowal looks on from the floor.

 

 


815-012

View of the top end calibration lamps and pupil screen. The secondary mirror cell is at the extreme right.

 

 


815-013

View of the photographer in the primary mirror, and Eric Persson's instrument PANIC on the East Nasmyth platform.

 

 


815-014

Tyson Hare and Alan Bagish reflected in the primary mirror.

 

 


815-018

Alan Bagish and IMACS on the West Nasmyth platform.

 

 


815-019

IMACS on the morning of 8/15/03. The IGUS utility wrap, DSS wheel, and slit mask server (red) can be seen.

 

 


815-21

IMACS on the left, and mirror cleaning on the right. Note the open mirror covers and tertiary mirror baffle.

 

 


815-022

First (calibration) light in the IMACS center-field guider Shack-Hartmann optical system.

 



Updated on Sunday, August 17, 2003 imacs@obs.carnegiesciene.edu

 

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