ATLAS on sky

Sunday we rotated the telescope for better balance, installed the 110 megapixel science camera, installed seven filters: cyan, yellow, B, V, R, I, and H-alpha, rebalanced, and waited for the sky to clear.  Finally, around 11pm the fog dropped enough (although it was still extremely humid) and we opened the dome and got our very first images.  There is a lot of work yet to do, but the first ATLAS unit has all subsystems operational.

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