Startup Sequence

TIME

(BEFORE
SUNSET)

EVENT REMARKS

T - 01:30

 

SET ZEROTATOR ANGLE

CONNECT QSI/DSI USB CABLES

REMOVE OTA AND GUIDER DUST CAPS

RESTART SYSTEM

VERIFY PATH TO CALIBRATION FRAMES

LAUNCH ROBOFOCUS

CONNECT TO REMOTE POWER MODULE (RPM)

REPORT RPM ONLINE

ACTIVATE RPM OUTLETS 1 - 3

REPORT GO / NO RPM OUTLETS ON

CONFIGURE MEGAPORT FOR IMAGING

WAIT 30 SECONDS

LAUNCH FOCUSMAX

REPORT FM, MDL GO / NO GO

REPORT CCD CONNECT GO / NO GO

MDL OBSERVATORY CONNECT ALL

REPORT AP V2 ASCOM CONFIRM UNPARK

LAUNCH ACP

REPORT ACP GO / NO GO

REPORT ACP CONNECTED

OPEN ACP DOME CONTROL

LAUNCH ACPWEB

REPORT ACPWEB GO / NO GO

BEGIN CCD COOLING

APPLY SUPPLEMENTARY COOLING

 

 

 

 LOGON

 

CONFIRM COM 4 CONNECTION

1.TEL 2. QSI 3. FANS / VIDEO 4. UNUSED

 

 

 

 

 

LAUNCHES MAXIM DL

 

 

IN MDL

OK / DON'T UNPARK TELESCOPE

TELESCOPE / CCDs / DOME: CONNECTED

 

 

 

LOGON

 

SET COOLING POINT REL. AMBIENT

IF REQ'D

T - 01:00

 

REPORT GO / NO GO SHUTTER PINS OUT

REPORT GO / NO GO FOR SHUTTER OPEN

OPEN SHUTTER

LAUNCH ECU

LAUNCH GRB E-MAIL ALERTS

REPORT SHUTTER OPEN

 

 

VIA ACPWEB

 

LOGON

T - 00:00

EXECUTE PLANS FROM ACPWEB

NEAR END OF ASTRONOMICAL TWILIGHT

  SHUTDOWN SEQUENCE