C100/CCD Observing Procedures


Last modified: Feb. 27 2014, 11:55 PM (Nidia)

  • 1. Accessing Data Acquisition Computer (Clarity)
  • 2. Start Detector Control Window Clicking the OK button will start the CCD GUI from which the exposures are commanded.

  • 3. Dome Flats
  • When the sequence of flats is complete turn OFF quartz lamp
  • Set ExpType=Bias (this will automatically set ExpTime=0), Loops=10, Object: bias, and take a sequence of bias frames.

  • 4. Telescope Pointing

  • 5. Telescope Focus

  • 6. Observing

  • 7. End of night