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h1. DES Operations
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This wiki provides information, instructions and manuals for DES operations. 
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h2. [[skyflatpolicy| Policy on Skyflats (*+Never+* Do Them)]]
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h2. Information for Observers
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* "Introduction to DECam (docDB access required)":http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/ShowDocument?docid=6311
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* "CTIO DECam User Guide":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/content/DECam-User-Guide 
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* [[TroubleshootingForObservers|Troubleshooting]]
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* [[SISPIOps| SISPI Operations (User and GUI accounts)]]
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* "Expert Call List":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/attachments/download/20111/DECamSubSystemExpertsV1.2.pdf
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** [[Emergency Cell Phone]]
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** [[Skype]]
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* "CTIO Telops Staff gallery":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/staff-list?field_dept_tid=104
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* "ScriptsEditor Manual":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/attachments/download/16897/SciptsEditorDocumentation.pdf
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* [[FocalPlaneNumbers|Focal Plane Numbering Schemes]]
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** "Focal Plane Layout and CCD Numbers":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/attachments/download/7805/DECamOrientation.png
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** "CCDs in the Imager (docDB access required)":http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/ShowDocument?docid=5998
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* [[Telemetry Viewer Users Guide]]
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* "Explanation of SISPI Telemetry GUI Plots":http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/ShowDocument?docid=6704
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* [[Introduction to kentools]]
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* [[Introduction to godb]]
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* [[Introduction to pointing]]
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* Quick Reduce
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** "QuickReduce Live":http://quick1.ctio.noao.edu:8080
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** "QR Description and Startup":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-sci-verification/wiki/Qr
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* "DES SN Field Locations":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-sn/wiki/Fields_Selection
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* [[SNFindingCharts| DES SN Field Charts ]]
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* "Guider Manual":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/attachments/download/7818/DESGuider_manual_v2.2.pdf
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* "Telescope Horizon Limits":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/content/Horizon-Limits
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* [[Using AOS (Adaptive Optics System)]]
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* [[ComfortDisplay|Comfort Display]]
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* [[Looking for occluded donuts]]
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* [[Bragging rights (i.e., seeing records, etc.)]]
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* [[Tips from DES Observers]]
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* [[Practical hints for DES observers]]
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* [[4pm meeting | 4 o'clock meeting]]
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h2. Standard Observing Procedures
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* [[Overview of Daily Playbook]] (*Everybody Read this first*)
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* Observer1: SISPI Driver
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** [[ObserverSetup|Observer Setup Guide]]
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** [[Afternoon Checklist (Dome Closed)]]
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** [[Start of Observing Checklist (Dome Open)]]
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** [[Using obstac]]
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** [[GPSMonitor|GPS Monitor Task 10 minutes after 00:00 UTC]]
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** [[ATmCamInfo|aTmCam Check (after enabling ObsTac for the night)]]
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** [[GPSMonitor|GPS Monitor Task 15 minutes after Midnight local time]]
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** [[End of Night Checklist]] ([[End of Half-Night Checklist]])
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* Observer2: data, data quality, and watching the survey go
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** [[Suggested AstroChair window setup|Observer2 Setup Guide]]
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** [[Observer2 Daily Checklist]] 
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** [[Data Quality Operations|Observer2's guide to "why?"]]
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** [[End of Night Checklist]]
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** For experts:
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*** "How to query the Quick Reduce Database":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-sci-verification/wiki/Qr#Querying-QR-database
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**** [[Query all data]]
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**** [[All main survey data]]
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*** "Working with the SISPI database":http://home.fnal.gov/~neilsen/notebook/DES/SISPI_database/SISPI_database.html
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*** [[DQ Assessments| How to Check DQ Assessments from within DESDM operations database (from R. Gruendl)]]
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*** [[When were the SN fields last observed?]]
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* Run Manager
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** "The run manager job description":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-sci-verification/wiki/Rmjob
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** "Run Manager Tools and Quick Links"://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/Run_Manager_Tools_and_Quick_Links
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** [[Daily check list]]
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h2. [[sispiConfiguration|Current Configuration, Constants and Calibration Scripts]]
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Some Instructions for DES SV Shifters can be found at links listed here.
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* [[SispiConfiguration|Current Configuration, Constants and Calibration Scripts]]
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* [[Windscreens|Wind Blinds]]
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* [[Standard_Star_Instructions|Standard Stars]]
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* [[StandardScripts|Standard DES Scripts]]
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* [[Zeropoints|Telescope Zeropoint Procedures]]
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* [[Special u-Band SN field observations]]
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h2. DECam Electronic Log Book and Night Summaries
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* "DECam ELog is visible at CTIO, FNAL, or with (CTIO) VPN ":http://system1.ctio.noao.edu:8080/ECL/decam/E/index
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* "How to access the ELog from your home or university":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-sci-verification/wiki/Setup_A_FNAL_IP_Address
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* "Instruction for using the ELog (docDB access required)":http://des-docdb.fnal.gov:8080/cgi-bin/ShowDocument?docid=6311
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* "View DES Night Summaries":http://des-ops.fnal.gov:8080/nightsum/nightsum.html
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* "Introduction to the DES Night Summaries including how to generate them":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/Introduction_to_the_nightsum
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* [[CTIONightsum|Generate CTIO Night Summary]] 
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* "CTIO Night Summary Calendar":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/calendar-node-field-nr-date
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* "Insert Data Quality results into database":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/desops/wiki/DM_into_Database
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h2. [[Log of Configuration Changes]]
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Dates of changes to telescope, camera, procedures, and software.
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h2. DES Shift Schedule
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* "SV Observing"://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-sci-verification/wiki/SVSchedule
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* [[DESShiftsYr1|Zeroth Season]]
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* [[DESShiftsYr2|First Season]]
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* [[DESShiftsYr3|Second Season]]
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* [[DESShiftsYr4|Third Season]]
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* [[DESShiftsYr5|Fourth Season]]
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h2. RASICAM, aTmCam, Tololo Environmental Data and Weather
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* [[RasicamInfo|RASICAM Information]]
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* "RASICAM Nightly Movies on YouTube":https://www.youtube.com/user/rasicam2?feature=watch
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* [[aTmCamInfo|aTmCam Information]]
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* "Tololo Site Environmental Web Page":http://139.229.115.231/web/tololo_frame.html
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* [[ChileWeatherModel|Chile Weather Model (new)]]
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* "Weather Predictions for CTIO hour-by-hour":http://www.yr.no/place/Chile/Coquimbo/Observatorio_Astron%C3%B3mico_Cerro_Tololo/hour_by_hour_detailed.html
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* [[Calsky|Weather Prediction from CalSky]]
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* "Cerro Tololo Allsky Camera":http://139.229.115.232/lastpic.php
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* "Satellite Weather Maps":http://139.229.115.231/web/world_sat.php
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* [[GPSMonitor|GPS Monitor]]
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* "Tololo Sky Conditions":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/content/sky-conditions
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* "Most Recent IR Weather Map":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/sitetests/GOES/latest_ir4frame.gif
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* "La Serena Weather Forecast":http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/85488.html
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* "Overlapping List":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/des-sci-verification/wiki/Tololo_Weather_Links
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* "CTIO Webcams Inside and Outside":http://www.ctio.noao.edu/noao/content/ctio-external-webcam
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h2. Information for Experts and Run Managers
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* [[sispiNews|SISPI Daily News]]
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* [[decamNews|DECam Daily News (January 25, 2015) - includes some troubleshooting hints]]
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* "SISPI Expert Guide":https://cdcvs.fnal.gov/redmine/projects/sispi/wiki/Expertguide
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* [[SISPIOps| SISPI Operations (User and GUI accounts, Start up and Operations)]]
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* [[SISPI Database Guide]]
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* [[How to query the SISPI Database]]
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* [[SISPI ICS Alarms and Telemetry Guide]]
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* [[icstelemetry|Restarting the ICS Telemetry Scripts]]
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* [[quickreduce|Restarting QuickReduce]]
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* [[AOS for experts]]
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* [[reboot|Rebooting the Computers]]
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* [[obs1dropdown|Recreating the SISPI dropdown in the menu bar on Observer1]]
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* [[scripts|Contributed Scripts]]
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* [[TOO Usage]]
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h2. Some Off-Mountain Operations-Related Working Pages
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* [[SACTF16]]
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h2. Archive of obsolete pages
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** [[Using GuiderPlots and Navigation]]  the navigation plot lets you see what obstac is doing tonight
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[[Sidebar]]