Procedure for Installing SPARO on Viper

Photo of SPARO installed on Viper

A word on timing.

Step 1: Preliminaries (can be done well in advance).

Step 2: Inside MAPO

Step 3: Move SPARO from the Lab to the Telescope

See photos of this process

Step 4: Install Flow meter Assembly

Step 5: Connect the Five Heaters to their Appropriate Cables

Step 6: Connect Pumped Pot Line

Step 7: Power up the preamps.

Step 8: Connect Focus Mechanism

Step 9: Check a few things and then relax.

Step 10: Connect miscellaneous cables.

Step 11: Connect the Stepper Motor

Step 12: Power up the Data System

Last Updated October 6, 1999 DTC/GN