User's Guide to the Nickel Direct Imaging Camera


Table of Contents


Introduction
Hardware Overview
Software Overview
Detector Characteristics
Filter Wheel
CCD User Interface
Eventsounds
Observing Hints
Checklists

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Checklists

Below is a series of steps that one generally goes through for setup (or shutdown) of the telescope and instrument for Direct Imaging. There are few details listed because this assumes you have been thoroughly checked out on the Nickel 1-m telescope and Direct Imaging Camera by a support astronomer. Note that this is a suggested procedure for most observing but may not meet the needs of specific observing programs or setups.


Opening Checklist

In the Dome

In the Control Room


Closing Checklist

In the Control Room

In the Dome


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Last modified: Tue Jul 17 18:08:54 PDT 2012