Focus Collimation Tool


FCT (Focus Collimation Tool) is an IDL application for the IRTF used to assist in focusing and collimating the telescope. Heavy based on the autofocus tool.

Quick FCT start up notes:

   FCT runs in stefan:10. 
   > vncviewer stefan:10

   FCT Not running in it's vnc session?  ....in an xterm: 
      > start_fct

FCT Documentation

Description .doc PDF or html
FCT User's Manual FCT_Users_Manual.odt FCT_Users_Manual.pdf

seeing.dat - data used to generate graph.
Note: Graph & data is refreshed via cron job on irtfweb, executed every 2 hrs.
      cron entry is:  cron.txt.

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