Tests of RCOS system
To left: 2-25-2010 0.2 sec
6303E with AO-L in the image
train, but powered down and
Below: 2-26-2010 0.11 sec exposure trapezium.
6303E with AO-L physically removed from the
image train. Below are images from a
piggybacked refractor taken at the same time.
left: seeing conditions
above: seeing conditions 2-26
ave. 1.45 arc sec 2-25
ave. 1.62 arc sec 2-26
See seeing monitor charts below.
Below are images taken at the same time on
2-26 with a 2400mm FL refractor piggybacked
on the RCOS for comparison purposes.