Trivial damage suffered on the Vertex antennas was only because of the holography receiver being installed, surrounded by absorber. If we'd had a regular receiver in position at the secondary focus, with a S/R in place, we wouldn't care where the sun might be.

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VxAbsorber.jpgjpg VxAbsorber.jpg manage 653 K 2007-04-13 - 11:03 AlWootten Vertex absorber on 12 April
SolarPathApr07.jpgjpg SolarPathApr07.jpg manage 150 K 2007-04-13 - 11:17 AlWootten Path calculated for sun at ATF by DTE
almacam2_070411_070000.jpgjpg almacam2_070411_070000.jpg manage 36 K 2007-04-13 - 11:09 AlWootten ALMACam2 photo 07 April 11, 7:00am MDT
almacam3_070411_060000.jpgjpg almacam3_070411_060000.jpg manage 29 K 2007-04-13 - 11:10 AlWootten ALMAcam3 photo 2007 Apr 11 7:00 am. Vertex antenna is at right.
ATF-sun.pdfpdf ATF-sun.pdf manage 10 K 2007-04-13 - 11:06 AlWootten  
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