User's Guide to the Shane 3-m Telescope


Table of Contents


Introduction
Hardware
Coude
Diagonal Mirror
TUB Rotation
Arc & Flat-field Lamps
Sofware
telcoc
starlists
guidercopy
trouble report
Limits
Pointing
Weather
Remote Operations
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Guidercopy

The telescope operator will operate the guide camera, used both for target acquisition and autoguiding. The observer may start a display of the guide camera image on either gouda or karnak for convenience. To start guidercopy simply click on the appropriate guidercopy icon in the toolbar.

Telescope FocusIconCommand
Cass guidercopy cass
Coude guidercopy coude
Prime guidercopy prime

Two windows, an image display window and a control panel, will be displayed (see Figure 1). The xvideo vista display program is used with numerous instruments and will look familiar to many observers.

Figure 1: Guidercopy


Last modified: Thu Mar 4 12:29:04 PST 2010