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318c

APOD tracking test.

  • Antennas: Hb, Ho, Ke
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# Schedule summary for session: 318c                                              #
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Nominal start:     2016-11-13 21:01:00
Nominal end:       2016-11-13 21:26:59
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Scan#  Source name              Type  Start [UT]  End [UT]  Dur [s]  Sations
1      0332-403                 q     21:01:00    21:01:40  40       Hb Ho Ke
2      0537-441                 q     21:03:13    21:03:53  40       Hb Ho Ke
3      0454-234                 q     21:05:11    21:05:51  40       Hb Ho Ke
4      0727-115                 q     21:08:04    21:08:44  40       Hb Ho Ke
5      PN1A [BAC]               s     21:13:05    21:19:34  389      Ke
6      PN1A [BAC]               s     21:19:35    21:20:00  25       Hb Ke
7      PN1A [BAC]               s     21:20:01    21:20:20  19       Hb Ho Ke
8      PN1A [BAC]               s     21:20:21    21:22:39  138      Hb Ho
9      PN1A [BAC]               s     21:22:40    21:26:59  259      Hb
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Scheduling

  • With VieVS Satellite scheduling tool, by A. Hellerschmied
    • quasar block scheduled automatically
    • APOD scans manually scheduled
  • Schedule summary: 318c_sum.txt
  • Block of 4 strong quasars was observed prior to APOD
    • Min scan duration set to 40 sec
    • Sub-netting deactivated
  • See catalog files for full setup
  • 1 sec time gap in VEX files between APOD scans
    • Continuous tracking and recording

Observation

  • Observers: Jamie, Lucia
  • Comments: Hb and Ke went fine. Unfortunately sattrack didn't want to run on the 26m =⇒ No data recorded at Ho

Tracking

  • Satellite tracking based on direct AzEl input files at Hb, Ke, Ho
  • Azel values calculated in VieVS based on predicted APOD state vectors (pos. + vel., WGS84) provided by J. Sun
  • Station equipment controlled with station dependent VEX files

Available files

  • All control files used for the observations (VEX schedules, schedule summaries, orbit files, AzEl tracking files, etc.) are provided on the VieVS server (sorts@vievs.hg.tuwien.ac.at) at /home/sorts/apod/2016/
    • Azel tracking files for Ho, Hb, Ke
    • VEX file (station depended and combined)
    • VIE_SCHED files
      • used control + catalog files
    • predicted WGS84 state vectors (1 sec interval, by J. Sun)
    • predicted AzEl posititons (1 sec interval, by J. Sun)
    • final orbit solution (accuracy still less than 30 m according to J. Sun)
      • GCRF state vectors (pos. + vel.), 1 sec interval
      • WGS84 state vectors (pos. + vel.), 1 sec interval
  • Results:
/home/www/auscope/opswiki/data/pages/wg7/apod/318c_hbke.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/18 09:49 by Andreas Hellerschmied