The hardest thing about the trip was saying goodbye to Rita.
Emily Levesque (MIT) and the RC Spectrograph at the 4-m Blanco
Weather-wise, the first night did not look promising.
Emily and the 4-m.
Triangular shadow of Cerro Tololo
Oscar Saa cleans the 4-m primary.
Moonrise over the Andes.
Emily checks out the sunset.
The moon over the CTIO 0.9-m.
Orion and the CTIO 4-m
Magellan II (The Clay) on Las Campanas.
The two Magellan telescopes: Baade (left) and Clay (right).
Collaborator Nidia Morrell (LCO) at the keyboard.
The Dupont 100-inch on Campanas.
Nidia and collaborator Kathy Eastwood (NAU) on the catwalk at the DuPont.
Kathy's shirt is visited by the Aliasing Fairy.
Nidia and the Swoope 1.0-m, where our images of R136 are being obtained.
Las Campanas MAY be called that because of the beautiful sound that the
rocks make. This picture is taken on the **true** Las Campanas, possibly
the site of a 20-m telescope some day. I hope they leave these rocks,
For some reason, the Baade was always open before we were on the Clay.
Alpha and Beta Centuri and the Southern Cross over the Baade.
The Clay in moonlight.
Collaborators wandering this way and that at sunset.
Kathy checks the telescope.
The LMC and the CTIO 4-m.