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guiding camera control buttons


		  exposing 		 Starts continuous exposures of  exptim duration. Toggle to stop.

guiding Switches telescope guiding on. Requires presence of a guide star (cf. Section 5)
exptim Setting the exposure time. Minimum is 0.02 seconds. Enter enters the value displayed,
cancel leaves the current setting.
misc Contains a variety of settings and operation modes.
focusing Switches Gauss fitting on
cuts Sets the limits of the image intensity levels currently loaded in the display
binni Set the binning of the pixels. Values 1x1 - 8x8 are possible. Leave on
auto for normal operations.
exposure Not used. (Starts a single exposure of exptim duration).
save image Not used. (Save last guiding camera exposure to disk).
simulating Not used. (For test use only)
exposing/save Not used. (Starts continuous exposures of exptim duration with automatic
data saving. Toggle to stop.)
temperature Choose betweendisplay of cooling temperature of the camera or ambient
temperature taken outside the dome. You may fix the cooling temperature
of the camera with set temp (Fig. 12).
reset camera Resets camera settings to default values
image info Displays a barat the bottom of the display, giving size, binning, exposure
time, totalrange of intensity levels, and cuts for the image currently
displayed (Fig. 3). Toggle to close.
LUT Selects color coding of the camera image display (Fig. 12).


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Dieter Engels
2003-01-15