50 Photos - Apr 13, 2014
Photo: Photo: sunlight - to align the telescope beam into the AO systemPhoto: Photo: Aligned! amazing!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: First closed-loop star: Phi GemPhoto: Photo: Photo: Wavefront sensor and deformable mirrors displayPhoto: HIP 48337 - First closed loop double star (0.4 arc-seconds separation)Photo: HIP 48337 - First closed loop double star (0.4 arc-seconds separation)Photo: Video: First AO closed loop - Airy rings!!Photo: The laserPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Video: 16x modePhoto: 8x modeVideo: 8x modePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: spectrograph slitPhoto: Photo: First spectrumPhoto: Photo: Nod along slitPhoto: Video: Cluster. AO off - AO onVideo: Telescope pointingVideo: Tub rotationPhoto: Photo: Star cluster on the tip/tilt sensorPhoto: Careful plansPhoto: This is an 11th magnitude guide-star, in the middle of a star cluster. Note the Airy ring.