European Southern Observatory
New Technology Telescope
Check List Description :
Check the red box in the hotel entrance for Setup Form Request.
Arriving to the telescope, check whether a calibration exposure is in progress.
Put SOFI in DARK mode if necessary.
Check SOFI parameters.
Check twister counter :
if |twist| > 5
Check Remedy Night Report and Nightly log.
Check temperature, vacuum and refill CCD Dewars (
Check the Calibration Request Book and execute the
requested by the Observer
Execute the daily data backup.
When taking up turno read
reporting results in the Log Data Saving binder.
Execute the disk monitoring and cleaning procedure.
change the hygrometer paper sheet.
Setup the Instrument (if applicable)
Remedy work orders
Execute The Maintenance Plan
At luch time execute the
Daily Bias defined by the Calibration Plan.
After lunch (13:30), assist to the coordination meeting.
with the help of the
Start up Appendix
if not already done in Startup
At evening, refill the CCD Dewars (only
Verify humidifiers: get distillated water if necessary.
Verify that building has been cleaned properly.
If the Night Operator did not arrived to the Telescope when leaving at evening,
press the Interlock #6 in the Control Room.
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