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Observing Plan for the January 4-5, 2015 Engineering Nights

The scripts for this engineering run can be found on the DECamObserver account under ExposureScripts/Engineering/engineering_20150104

Star Flats

See Star Flat Instructions for a list of potential fields for star flats. Priorities are griz, then Y, then u & VR.

New pointing model check-out

Primary Mirror & 4MAP tests

As a reference, here are the instructions to switch to the new Hexapod LUT (and back)

Switch to the new LUT
  • Switch to new Hexapod LUT, using the open codemanager window on system1:
 ~codemanager/newLUT.csh 
will switch to new LUT.
  • restart the LUT role using the architect console
  • watch the log message - after a while it prints out which HexapodLUT directory is used (should be HexapodLUT_v20141110 for the new LUT)
  • a SISPI restart is NOT required
Restore original LUT
  • to restore original Hexapod LUT, using the open codemanager window on system1:
 ~codemanager/oldLUT.csh 
  • restart the LUT role using the architect console
  • watch the log message - after a while it prints out which HexapodLUT directory is used (should be HexapodLUT_v20141010 for the old LUT)
  • a SISPI restart is NOT required