Welcome to the technical SONG web pages!

The official SONG web page can be found ⇒ here


Latest technical news:
2014-08-22:
Broken dome rollers were replaced

2014-08-12:
Dome azimuth motion failure due to broken rollers

2014-07-01:
Several months of automatic observations was carried out without problems

2014-03-29:
Vakuum covers mounted and new coude alignment made

2014-03-28:
Mars observed with lucky imaging. See result here

2014-03-25:
Cloud sensor and WebCam 2 repaired

2014-03-24:
SkyCam repaired and reinstalled

2014-03-06:
A full week of good weather has past and automatic observations were carried out. Check the observing status here

2014-02-22:
After a terrible winter SONG is back in operation

2014-02-16:
Snow storm at Observatorio del Teide

2014-01-27:
One month of bad weather at OT.

2013-11-15:
The power of lucky imaging. See Jupiter here

2013-10-23:
LI image of M15 acquired. See it here

2013-10-10:
LI image of Saturn acquired. See it here

2013-09-23:
Tau-Tec is adjusting the AO software.

2013-09-18:
Re-gluing of AO pads done.

2013-09-13:
Astelco arrived at site to redo gluing of AO pads.

2013-08-02:
Improper gluing might be the reason for AO problems.

2013-07-26:
Stability problems with the AO discovered.

2013-07-24:
SONG team stopped testing.

2013-07-22:
SONG team started testing again.

2013-07-21:
IAC carried out 3 days of observations of the Sun.

2013-07-08:
Tau-Tec is calibrating the Active Optic (AO) System.

2013-06-20:
Last test of the optics were carried out.

2013-06-17:
Mirrors were realigned.

2013-06-10:
Image of Saturn acquired. See it here

2013-06-09:
M2 repolished.

2013-04-28:
New problem with M2 discovered.

2013-04-26:
Per, Anton and Frank arrived at site.

2013-04-25:
People from Astelco arrived at site.

2013-04-23:
New design of the web page.

2013-04-19:
Schedule for FA planned.

2013-04-17:
Remote observations carried out by AsTelco.

2013-03-26:
M1 support fixed.


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