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

Last update: June 2, 2011

Mt. Kent


Install RFID encoder and motors for the dome for CDK700

Install new computer in CDK700 dome (awaits delivery from US)

Install FSQ106 in middle dome (awaits delivery from US)


Shipment of parts to Mt. Kent week of February 6, 2014



Test Manta video from CDK125 for live planetary imaging (current)

Develop Planewave A200HR software on CDK20N

Install Apogee U16M and IFW filterwheels on CDK20N with new mount

Complete software pipeline for remote/autonomous operation of CDK20 photometry

Complete web interface for remote operation of CDK20's (prototype by August 2011)

Install new control for CDK125 focus and temperature using Galil RIO

Connect rain monitor on Sirius dome to remote operations control

Clean optics (August 2011)

Design, build, and install remotely operated mirror covers (late 2011)

Test small and large echelles with RC24 (summer 2011)

Ship completed small echelle to Mt. Kent for use with CDK700 (August 2011)


Roll roof remote operation requires wiring limit switches.



Dome on CDK20S points incorrectly around zenith

There are some places where dome partly obscures scope

Tests needed for discontinuity in mapping telescope pointing to dome azimuth, possibly causing unexpected dome slews


Focus readout in xmtel not working on CDK20S (possibly corrected in lastest XmTel build for CDK20S)