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A blog about a system to determine terrestrial albedo by earthshine observations. Feasible thanks to sheer determination.

Small steps ...

Observing logPosted by Peter Thejll Dec 04, 2013 04:21PM
Today Hans was able to operate the front shutter and the front iris using LabView. The licensing problem seems to have been cleared up (it seems to have been a typo in a form somewhere - perhaps it happened at MLO, or later at DMI). The CCD camera and the Magma no longer are listed with 'yellow triangles' in the system - we have yet to plug it in and see it operate.

Next steps are to use same methods to get all devices running - Engineeering mode seems to be dead somehow, but all the 'sub VIs' are there and so far we have gotten the front shutter and iris VIs to work - can slew telescope from sub VI also.

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