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STANDARD COMMANDS



You have to execute the file "laboca.boa" in order to define the following functions:

redsky, redfoc, redmfoc, redpnt, redweak, redcal, redmap, redscans, redMultiScans, redbeam, do00, skyquality
boa> redsky (23979)

After the command processes some calculations.
You will receive the following information:

boa< I: ---- skydip results ----
boa< I: Signal corrected using blind bolos
boa< I: Coupling = 68.56 %
boa< I: tau_z = 0.252

23979 2013-04-23T10:57:38 56405.4566995602 0.328



boa> redfoc (38808)
(focus on Saturn, i.e. Z axis). Necessary when wfz (wobbler focus) or fz was executed. For the other axis will be: wfy or fy and wfx or fx.

After the command processes some calculations.
You will receive the following information:

boa< I: plotting signal
boa< I: Offset : 0.03 +- 0.00
boa< L: Parabola: a + b x + c x^2,
a = 1630.1260 b = 73.2230 c = -1089.4720
boa< I: plotting signal
boa< I: Offset : 0.03 +- 0.00
boa< L: Parabola: a + b x + c x^2,
a = 1622.6423 b = 71.7645 c = -1094.2611
######################
# fcorr 0.03, 'Z'
######################



boa> redmfoc (19099,0.3)
(mapfocus on CW-Leo, i.e. Z axis). Reduces five subscans and then it shows the result of the parabolic fit giving the focus correction. Command executed: mfz

After the command processes some calculations.
You will receive the following information:

boa< L: Building a map with dimensions (x,y) = 51,51
boa< I: Peak Flux = 2.68959260967
boa< I: Delta Az ["] = 11.4150479371
boa< I: Delta El ["] = 1.58871752512
boa< I: FWHM_1 ["] = 35.4476296125
boa< I: FWHM_2 ["] = 28.8686971322
boa< I: Tilt [deg] = -37.2578085008
boa< I: map r.m.s. = 0.128217
boa< I: Offset : -0.02 +/- 0.02 (based on peak flux)
boa< I: Offset : 0.02 +/- 0.01 (based on FWHM)
######################
# fcorr 0.01, 'Z'
######################



boa> redpnt (21355)
(pointing on Carina), pspiral, pspirall observing commands.



boa> redweak (54259)
(pointing on J2202+421), spiralras, spirallras observing commands.

After the command processes some calculations.
You will receive the following information:

#####################
Sensivity: 56.5 mJy sqrt(s)
#####################
boa< L: Building a map with dimensions (x,y) = 67,67
boa< I: Smoothing with 6.0 arcsec kernel.
boa< I: Peak flux = 4.86201387205
boa< I: Delta Az ["]= -0.228862117625
boa< I: Delta El ["]= 0.721317131701
boa< I: FWHM_1 ["]= 23.7307764341
boa< I: FWHM_2 ["]= 20.6500872117
boa< I: Tilt [deg]= 38.6484914869
boa< I: map r.m.s. = 0.134647
####################
# pcorr -0.2, 0.7
####################
Row inserted in database
No opacity value passed, using ATM model:
tau_z = 0.240



boa> redcal (38820) Secondary Calibrator
(pointing on G5.89), spiralras, spirallras commands.

After the command processes some calculations.
You will receive the following information:

Solving for pointing on map...
boa< I: Peak flux = 30.7083795459
boa< I: Delta Az ["]= 0.545900520491
boa< I: Delta El ["]= 3.49988528025
boa< I: FWHM_1 ["]= 23.8951778225
boa< I: FWHM_2 ["]= 22.989820119
boa< I: Tilt [deg]= 33.77425287673
boa< I: map r.m.s. = 0.920395
------------------------------------------------------------------------
FLUX G5.89: 30.71 [expected: 27.60, 111.26 percent]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
pcorr 0.5,3.5
No opacity value passed, using ATM model:
tau_z = 0.235


boa> redcal (54255)
Primary Calibrator (planet)
(pointing on Uranus), pspiral, pspirall commands.

After the command processes some calculations.
You will receive the following information:

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
FLUX URANUS: 73.64 [expected: 65.88, 111.77 percent]
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
pcorr -1.0, -0.6
No opacity value passed, using ATM model:
tau_z = 0.241



e.g. boa> redmap (1234,tau=0.3,ra1=190.4,ra2=190.2,dec1=-63.1,dec2=-62.9)
e.g. boa> redmap (1234)