Slightly shorter week since Monday is a holiday. The main goal for the week is the 97 point test. This is a mapping of the tracker surface such that we hope to generate a series of trajectories that map out a sphere above the primary. This sphere should be centered on the geometric center of the upper hex and have the same shape as the primary mirror. This will require that our Telescope Control System (TCS) is up and running. This will be the first test of the TCS systems and we should expect the normal number of communication protocol problems and software glitches. This 97 point test will be a significant milestone for the WFU project.
The duty Telescope Operator and the mirror team will continue to get the primary mirror in shape by aligning the mirrors every night and adjusting actuators and sensors every morning.