ATLAS sees light

On Saturday we assembled the telescope corrector, cabled everything up, balanced the telescope, did a wee bit of carpentry(!), and slewed all over the sky to get a mount model with the DFM video camera.  Things worked remarkably well, although there’s a lot remaining to do.  We also managed to get our weather station on top of the Met building before the usual afternoon clouds and rain moved in.  We were fortunate that the clouds dropped just around sunset and it cleared up for us.

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