FLOYDS "sky" mode fixed

Apr 28, 2017

We have debugged the "Sky" slit positioning mode on FLOYDS. "Sky" mode allows you to fix the position angle of the slit. (The more commonly-used mode sets the slit at the parallactic angle.) The change will take effect with FLOYDS observations beginning tonight (2017-04-28) on Maui.
Last night on Maui, a breaker unexpectedly tripped, which caused observations to be discontinued around 11 UT (2017-04-28). Normal observations should resume tonight.
Earlier on 2017-04-27, one of the computers at our South Africa site malfunctioned. The last science observations were made around 20 UT. We're working with the Sutherland site staff to remedy the problem.

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