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mosgen

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NAME

mosgen - Generate a mosaic file, for the on-line system or for uvgen.  

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

rjs  

CATEGORIES

uv analysis  

DESCRIPTION

MOSGEN generates a file containing mosaic pointing centres. The format generated is either suitable either for the ATCA on-line system or uvgen.  

PARAMETERS

radec
The RA and DEC of the centre of the mosaic. This is given in hh:mm:ss,dd:mm:ss format, or decimal hours and degrees. The default is 0,0
width
The width of the field to mosaic, in degrees. One or two values can be given, being the width in RA and DEC. The default is 0.1 degrees.
freq
The observing frequency, in GHz. The default is 1.4 GHz.
device
Standard PGPLOT plotting device, to display a diagram of the pointing centres. The default is to not produce a plot.
log
Output log file, giving the pointing centres. The default is the terminal.
mode
The mode determines the format of the output log file. Possible values are:
  atmosaic  This is the mosaic file format understood by the ATCA
            on-line system.
  uvgen     This is the format required for uvgen's "center" keyword.
telescop
The primary beam type. The default is ATCA.
name
For mode=atmosaic, a name used to derive the pointing name. For example, using name=lmc, will generate pointing names of lmc_1, lmc_2, etc.
cycles
For mode=atmosaic, the number of cycles spent on each pointing.


 

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