Telescope Pointing Study Group

Members: Kulkarni (chair), Baker, Coughlin, Riddle, Sharma, Smith & Walters

This study group aims to understand the pointing performance of the Palomar Oschin 48-inch (P48) and the Palomar 60-inch (P60) telescopes. The interested astronomer should read the report(s) first. Novices and tyros may benefit from consulting papers and notes (under "literature") Those interested can download the data and Matlab programs (the use of each is explained in the reports).

P48 report  |  movie

Literature  |  Downloading P48 data  |  Matlab programs (tar.gz)