Observing with APO20

Step-by-step (almost) instructions for using the 20-inch telescope

Observing Hints

Computer Login (& other things)

Telescope Checkout

Point to Flat Field Screen

Start MOP

Bias Frames

Dome Flats

Open the Dome

Twlight Flats

Adjust Pointing

Focusing

Observing Stars

MTPipe in Follow Mode

Close the Dome

End-of-night tasks

Miscellaneous Things

Special situations

Initialize Pointing with Bubble Level

Restart TCS

Doing a grid test

Exposure Guide

Finding Charts

Using MOPDB

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updated June 17, 2001
updated March 7, 2000