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Starting and stopping the STANCAM software in Sequencer mode
Guide to Using StanCam in Sequencer mode
Sequencer Reference Manual
- On the Chooser click on the line
'tessa.not.iac.es Willing to manage'
- Log in with username 'obs'. Password is the standard
- In an xterm type
A window will pop-up, asking for the TCS access code. Type it and
press enter. I you type the wrong code the line will be cleared and
you must try again.
All the STANCAM software will now be started - the BIAS programme, a
window showing relevant TCS information
(the lisa-screen should look like this
and the postprocessing control. You will notice two new things,
namely an X-terminal in blue colors with the title "STANCAM Seq" and a
log program called the Talker.
Do not close this window.
The X-terminal (also called "seqterm". Use this command to get another
sequencer terminal) is used to type in the sequencer
commands. The Talker is used to watch and control the execution of the
sequencer commands. Also be aware the IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO TYPE ANY
COMMANDS IN THE BIAS "COMMAND" WINDOW.
Wait until the UT clock in the first line in the BIAS Status window
starts to run.
The data will be saved in /data/stancam and will have the
format STph160001.fits, where 'ST' is the image
prefix for STANCAM images, 'ph' is for 2006/August,
'16' is for the date 16
in the month and '0001' is a running number.
- To start the STANCAM electronic observation log:
an xterm type
cd /data/stancam followed by
obslog-stancam STnnmm\*.fits &
where "nnmm" is the image prefix of the night.
- Use and enjoy the Sequencer.
- In an xterm type
- Wait for all the control programs to close.
- Occationally, it can happen that the Talker (the log) or the SEQ Xterm
does not close. Then please close them manually.
- To exit the STANCAM Obs Log, press escape in the frame of
the STANCAM Obs Log window.