The clouds are now thicker. I'd settle for a silver lining at this point.

The SAD (Sunlight Attenuator Device) is now fully operational. I've called Houston and they have given me a "go". (ok - it was really "go home" but let's think positive).

The initial test was on a 60 watt clear light bulb. The inner markings and filament reflection off the glass were easily seen. Then I turned it on....(just kidding).

I still think the Sun will look white because of the irradiance curve is so flat down here. Maybe NASA will take it and give it to an astronaut to see what he sees. Blue-green still has a fightin chance considering the irradiance curve the Sun radiates.