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SUSI2 Overheads

The SUSI2 Overheads
 Pointing the Telescope   This depends on how far you are moving the telescope of course 
 Typical pointing times:
     Simple Preset: ~2 minutes
     Move_to_Pix: ~4 minutes
 Image Analysis   ~10 minutes
 Aquiring a Guidestar  Depends on availability of suitable guide star
 Typically: <1 minute
 Rotating the Instrument  Typically: ~20 seconds for 180 degree rotation
 Changing Filter   10 seconds to change between consecutive filters
 Detector Readout   1x1 binning = 56 seconds
 2x2 binning = 16 seconds

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Last modified: Wed Nov 5 2003 
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