Science Operations

Observing with LUCI

This section provides details on running the instrument, taking and checking data, and the appropriate calibrations needed.

The sections outlined are:

  • Quick Overview – For a quick reminder of how to startup and execute observations
  • Software – An overview of the software components and how to start them up
  • Observing Procedure – An overview of the procedures for Imaging, Longslit, and MOS observing.
  • Non-Sidereal Operations – An overview of the telescope procedures used to execute non sidereal observations
  • Calibrations – Provides an overview of the calibrations necessary for the various observing modes.
  • Troubleshooting – Outlines some basic LUCI troubleshooting.
  • Data Flow – Describes the data locations.