IR Instrument Control System

Wildfire


Telescope Related Commands

boaa rasecs decsecs - move the telescope in a given direction using the guide probes. rasecs is the number of arcs seconds to move in RA (east is positive west negative.) decsecs is the number of arc seconds to move in DEC (north is positive south negative).

east [arcsecs] - This command tells the TCP to move the telescope east the given number of arcseconds. This also updates the offset value stored in the picture header.

north [arcsecs] - see east above. Moves the telescope north.

npos [arcsecs north] [arcsecs east] - moves the telescope north and east and pauses a three seconds before returning.

south [arcsecs] - see east above. Moves the telescope south.

toaa rasecs decsecs - move the telescope in a given direction without using the guide probes. rasecs is the number of arcs seconds to move in RA (east is positive west negative.) decsecs is the number of arc seconds to move in DEC (north is positive south negative).

tcp [on|off] - tcp values in the headers are disabled by default. To enable tcp headers, type tcpon. tcpoff will disable the values again. The following values are saved in each image header:

DATE-OBS ST UT HA RA DEC EPOCH AIRMASS ZD

toffset [arcsecs east] [arcsecs north] - moves the telescope east (east is positive west negative) and north (north is positive south negative)and pauses a three seconds before returning.

west [arcsecs] - see east above. Moves the telescope west.


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Posted: 23Mar98