Shelyak’s LISA Spectrograph

It has been a while since a review. Here is a quick writeup of the Shelyak LISA Spectrograph, a product that has been available for some time now, but only within my reach this month. It has been a pleasure working with it, and it's not my first experience with Shelyak Instruments, a company based... Continue Reading →

A 360 Degree Tour of the 0.7m Dome

The new 0.7m telescope dome is up and running at Phillips Exeter Academy. There is still some serious testing to do in order to prove out the various bits and pieces that all have to integrate together: mount control, focus control, heaters, fans, pointing models, dome control, linking dome to the telescope, imager and filter... Continue Reading →

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