Observing Run: Comet ISON – Dr. Carey Lisse

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Join in on rebroadcast from October 26, 2013 of a rare look into science in the making at the W. M. Keck Observatory, home of the largest and most scientifically productive telescopes on Earth.

In the Keck II remote observing room, Dr. Carey Lisse, head of NASA's Comet ISON observation programs, is joined by astronomers Neil Dello Russo, Anita Cochran, Ron Vervack and Hideyo Kawakita. Our own Andrew Cooper hosts the lively discussion all about ISON and other famous comets, and offers a peek at the latest data being gathered from the mighty Keck II telescope. 


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Keck 1 LRIS-ADC is scheduled with CIT observers. Keck 2 DEIMOS is scheduled for Yale observers. Sun set 06:06:00pm rise 06:08:00am
We are setting up HIRESB on Keck 1 for Swinburne observers, DEIMOS on Keck 2 for UCR observers. Sun set 06:06:00pm rise 06:08:00am
UCLA observers will work with HIRESB tonight. And UCR/UCB observers will work with NIRC2-LGS/NIRC2-NGS. Sun set 06:07:00pm rise 06:08:00am
#AlohaFriday ! Moon halo at 14,000'. Credit: Andrew Hara pic.twitter.com/bch1g2fedV
Observers from UCLA will use HIRESR on Keck 1, while on Keck 2, UH observers will use NIRC2-LGS. Sun set 06:08:00pm rise 06:07:00am