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This is the "to do" list for the Shared Skies project.
 
This is the "to do" list for the Shared Skies project.
  
Last update: August 15, 2015
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Last update: January 1, 2018
  
  
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'''Tasks'''
 
'''Tasks'''
  
Done: Install RFID encoder and motors for the dome for CDK700
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Complete environmental links to allow safe remote operation.
  
Done: Install new computer in CDK700 dome (awaits delivery from US)
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Implement astrometry-based guiding on CDK20S and CDK700.
  
Done: Install FSQ106 in middle dome (awaits delivery from US)
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Build web-based remote control or monitoring software.
 
 
Ship: Replacement power switch for CDK20S dome
 
 
 
Software: Web interface for CDK20S and Takahashi
 
 
 
Software: Driver for Planewave server on CDK700
 
  
  
 
'''Notes'''
 
'''Notes'''
  
Digiloggers unit is back ordered
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Minerva South or Minerva Australis construction is complete.  Shared Skies is  independent of Minerva.
  
  
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'''Tasks'''
 
'''Tasks'''
  
Done: Complete modification of the Paramount to use a Galil motion controller
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Make FSQN or another telescope available to students on line
 
 
Complete Mt. Kent echelle for shipment by September 15, 2015
 
  
Complete software pipeline for remote/autonomous operation of CDK20 photometry
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Implement Galil controller as an option for MORC to allow absolute encoding
  
Done: Complete addition of XPA to XmTel and XmCCD for remote operation
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Remove droplines and replace with wireless or contact based dome interface on CDK20N and MORC
  
Deferred: Design, build, and install remotely operated mirror covers
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Exterior painting in spring 2018
  
Done: Improve Sirius dome opening relay operation
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Upgrade fiber to 1 Mb/s planned for early 2018
 
 
Done: Add dropline RC24 dome shutter operation
 
 
 
Deferred: Add heater to CDK20 secondary
 
 
 
Complete prototype Moore echelle for testing in fall 2015
 
 
 
Exterior painting
 
 
 
New fiber optical T1 installation and testing
 
  
  
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Integrate systems with web interface for remote operation
 
Integrate systems with web interface for remote operation
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Complete scheduler software to connect to remote operations
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Add hand paddle control to Galil systems
 
Add hand paddle control to Galil systems
  
Update for MORC24 w
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Update for MORC24 including use of absolute encoders
  
  
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'''XmCCD'''
 
'''XmCCD'''
  
Update Apogee drivers for new models
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Fix issues with region selection
  
Update SBIG library
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Update SBIG library when libraries are available

Revision as of 08:49, 1 January 2018

This is the "to do" list for the Shared Skies project.

Last update: January 1, 2018


Mt. Kent

Tasks

Complete environmental links to allow safe remote operation.

Implement astrometry-based guiding on CDK20S and CDK700.

Build web-based remote control or monitoring software.


Notes

Minerva South or Minerva Australis construction is complete. Shared Skies is independent of Minerva.


Moore

Tasks

Make FSQN or another telescope available to students on line

Implement Galil controller as an option for MORC to allow absolute encoding

Remove droplines and replace with wireless or contact based dome interface on CDK20N and MORC

Exterior painting in spring 2018

Upgrade fiber to 1 Mb/s planned for early 2018


Notes

Roll roof motor relays replaced and interlocks rewired in preparation for remote operations.


Software

Remote

Integrate systems with web interface for remote operation

Complete scheduler software to connect to remote operations


XmTel

Add hand paddle control to Galil systems

Update for MORC24 including use of absolute encoders


XmCCD

Fix issues with region selection

Update SBIG library when libraries are available