NGC 4449, J, H, Ks Color composit ARGOS & LUCI0.2‘‘ Resolution in Ks
SDSS J134332.85+415503.4Main arc at z=2.09J,H,Ks, 30 min each band0.2‘‘ resolution in Ks
On left side the new developed peltier cooled PNCCD camera, on right side the old cryogenic cooled version.
We tested several linear pushing actuators to find one which was small and accurate enough to meet our requirements.
Cleaning accessories of the russian argon laser.
Next to the LBT are the Submillimeter Telescope (SMT) and the VATT (Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope).
Our standard motor controller, the MoCon from MPIA. And coffee is also standard, especially when working on the mocon.
Gilles and Lorenzo are working on the configuration of the BCU to acquire data from the PNCCD.
The city of Florence, seen from the Solar Tower at INAF/Acetri.
Systems were switched on and tested. The pricure shows the laser supply racks between the wind braces.
Installation of the SX laser box. The telescope was tilted by 62°
Installation of the DX laser box.
Installation of the DX laser box. The telescope is tilted by 62°.
The laser boxes was lifted from the high bay into the telescope chamber.
Lots of components were preliminary installed to the wave front sensor in the last few weeks.
The SX laser box is reinstalled to the telescope simulator.
Inspection of the laserboxes during the acceptance test in Europe.
To test the laser under realistic conditions, we used the telescope simulator to tilt it.
Our regulary consortium meeting took place at Galileo Galilei's house near Florence.