Phoenix Manuals

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The most current version of the User's Manuals for the 2.1-m and 4-m telescopes can be downloaded from the following links.  Additionally, one may download a short summary which includes lists of the Wildfire commands, as well as a short summary of the startup and shutdown procedures. Standard star and a wavelength calibration for the ThArNe arc lamp follow. The Installation Manuals checklists for Kitt Peak technical personnel installing or removing Phoenix from the 2.1-m and 4-m telescopes.

User Manuals

  • Phoenix 2.1-m User's Manual v2.03 [PDF] 

  • Phoenix 4-m User's Manual v2.04 [PDF] 

  • Original Draft Phoenix User's Manual 

  • WildFire Commands Commonly Used with Phoenix 

  • Quick Reference Page 

  • Northern Reference Stars 

  • Southern Reference Stars 

  • Table of Bright Infrared Standards 

  • Target Acquisition with Phoenix 

  • Thorium-Argon-Neon Hollow Cathode Lamp Spectrum 

    Technical Manuals

  • Phoenix Technical Manual [PDF]  

  • Phoenix Cooldown Curve 

  • Phoenix Optomechanical Layout 

  • Phoenix Setup and Cooldown at the 2.1-m Telescope v1.0 [PDF]  height="20">

  • Phoenix Installation Manual 4-m Telescope [PDF] 

  • Phoenix Removal Manual 2.1-m Telescope [PDF] 

  • Installation of Guider and Acquisition TV Lenses for f/15 Operation at the 4-m Telescope [PDF]
    16 April 2015