Centro Astronómico Hispano Alemán

Observing Template for LAICA Imaging



Observing Programme

PI:
Institute:
Postal Address:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Observing Programme:
Proposal Number:
Observation
Strategy:(*)

(*) For a better understanding please use this nomenclature



Setup

Instrument:
LAICA


Observing Conditions

Sky Brightness:
Photometric Conditions:
Worst acceptable Seeing:


Target List

Please read these remarks about nomenclature and coordinates

Target list (ASCII) with the format specified below will be provided (ftp, see below).
This is recommended for larger lists.

Priority:
No priority, look always for best RA
Target list order indicates strict priority. Go to next object, when the previous one is done (if possible).
Target list order indicates priority. Go to next object, when airmass would be higher than at start of exposure


Target List
  • Use | as separator between entries
  • RA: enter in hh:mm:ss.s format
  • DEC: enter in sdd:mm:ss.s format
  • Fi: Enter filter number of the list above
  • Time: Enter
    • fixed observing time (sec) (Format: sxxx, default)
    • OR desired S/N (Format: nxxx)
    • OR desired electrons in maximum (Format: exxx)
      (Example: n80 means an exposure with a signal/noise ratio of 80 for the specified object).
  • Rep's: Enter number of repetitions. Use dxxx if you want the frames to be dithered.
    (Example: d3 means 3 repetitions with the specified exposure time each and a telescope offset between the exposures).
  • Remarks: For long remarks number them and write them into 'General Comments'



Finding charts are supplied on the anonymous ftp-Server of Calar Alto (ftp.caha.es: CApub/teles/incoming/"PI-Name")



Calibrations required:
Biases
Sky Flatfields
Dome Flatfields (Screen)
Photometric Standard Fields
Others:



Data transfer:
I shall copy the data via ftp; I'll be notified of the directory.
Send me the data on DAT: single FITS-files
Send me the data on DAT: tar-file(s)
Calar Alto will keep the data at least 2 weeks on disk. Before deleting them a security copy will be made which remains on Calar Alto.



General Comments


Security Code: Reload Image
Verify Code:





U.Thiele
05-Nov-2000