The telescopes that are operational include: BSM_NM, BSM_Hamren, BSM_South, BSM_Berry, coker30, SRO, OC61. They may have minor issues that have little impact on performance.
The telescopes that have problems at this time include: BSM_HQ (sticky roof) and TMO61 (communication issues between the telescope and computer). We hope to have those problems resolved shortly.
A diffraction grating is getting installed on coker30, so that we will have three telescopes in the north with gratings: BSM_HQ, coker30 and TMLO61. In the south, there are gratings on BSM_South and BSM_Berry.
Now that OC61 is functional again, we will resume testing of the eShel spectrograph. OC61 has a two-position instument selector, so that both the direct imaging camera and the spectrograph can be mounted simultaneously. They have different cameras, so currently a manual software change in MaximDL is needed to swap between modes. This will probably mean that we will run either in queue-scheduled imaging mode or in spectroscopic mode for a given night, rather than switching between modes during the night. A rapid switch is of course possible through manual intervention if a time-critical observation needs to be made.
As northern Spring rolls around, we will be bringing more options on-line.