[Sara-Reports] SARA-KP Nightly Observing Report

Dr. Peter Mack pmack at astronomical.com
Fri Mar 27 10:20:57 CDT 2015


The coordinate locking problem is caused by the removal of the preload motors for repair.

They were in the system providing a small amount of preload but were not “active”.

I don’t think restarting ACE will solve the problem.  Just press cancel and try GO again.

 

-          Peter.

 

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SARA-KP Nightly Observing Report


Name: 

William Keel


Affilliation: 

University of Alabama


Email: 

wkeel at ua.edu <mailto:wkeel at ua.edu> 


Other Observers: 

	

Date (mm/dd/yy): 

03/26/2015


Instrument Used: 

ARC CCD


Hours Observed: 

9


Hours Lost: 

0


Reason(s): 

	

Observing Program: 

Galaxies in [O III] and H-alpha.


Nominal track rate, filter(s), ambient temp and focus: 

15.044, BVR+narrowband, 163700


Problems encountered, if any: 

Had to restart ACE control 3x because of coordinate locking problem. Planned to use spectrograph for last hour, but the lock problem cropped up again and it didn't seem worth it to restart everything once I had the acquisition view set up.


Suggestions for improvements: 

	

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