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== Telescope software tasks ==
 
== Telescope software tasks ==
* Install Dimension 4 software from http://www.thinkman.com/dimension4/download.htm . See Eastman et al. 2010 for more details on precise timekeeping.  
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* Install [http://www.thinkman.com/dimension4/download.htm Dimension 4 software] to improve clock accuracy on observatory PC. See [http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2010arXiv1005.4415E Eastman et al. 2010] for more details on precise timekeeping.
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* Install [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~physics/faculty/skycalc/flyer.html JSkyCalc] on control room computer.  ([http://www.astrobetter.com/jskycalc/ More info] on using it at [http://www.astrobetter.com AstroBetter].)
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** Edit local file to add our observatory coordinates as described [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~physics/faculty/skycalc/flyer.html here].
 
* Preparations for mapping run  to improve the telescope pointing model.   
 
* Preparations for mapping run  to improve the telescope pointing model.   
  ** Download and install AAG TPointMapper: http://www.aagware.eu/software.htm
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** Download and install [http://www.aagware.eu/software.htm AAG TPointMapper]
  ** Download and install USNO A2.0 catalog for eventual use for a mapping run
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** Download and install USNO A2.0 catalog for eventual use for a mapping run
  
 
== Improving telescope operations ==
 
== Improving telescope operations ==
 
* Do a substantial (> 100 point) point run using AAG
 
* Do a substantial (> 100 point) point run using AAG

Revision as of 21:34, 27 May 2010

  • Make a to-do list on the wiki. Completed 2010-05-27, EJ.

Telescope software tasks

  • Install Dimension 4 software to improve clock accuracy on observatory PC. See Eastman et al. 2010 for more details on precise timekeeping.
  • Install JSkyCalc on control room computer. (More info on using it at AstroBetter.)
    • Edit local file to add our observatory coordinates as described here.
  • Preparations for mapping run to improve the telescope pointing model.
    • Download and install AAG TPointMapper
    • Download and install USNO A2.0 catalog for eventual use for a mapping run

Improving telescope operations

  • Do a substantial (> 100 point) point run using AAG