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Summer Shutdown '95 (1Dec95) (from NSO, NOAO Newsletter No. 44, December 1995) The #1 and #2 mirrors at the KPVT were aluminized in late August. Servicing of the optics inside the KPVT vacuum tank was postponed in order to support the SPARTAN 201 experiment on shuttle mission STS-69. The work inside the tank will be performed during the fall quarter. The interior of the above-ground section of the McMath-Pierce windscreen was washed in early September. The McMath-Pierce main, east and west heliostats were aluminized in late September. The large unused diffusion pump in the oil-pump pit south of the solar FTS instrument was removed in early September. An improved vacuum plumbing and valve system was installed shortly thereafter. Thanks to everyone involved in the shutdown work, especially Larry Reddell and Roger Nesbitt. Jeremy Wagner, Claude Plymate, Teresa Bippert-Plymate
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