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16 June 2000 Control of the Subaru telescope instrument exchanger system
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The CIAX system especially CIAX-3 increased observation efficiency for Cassegrain test instruments at the early phase of Subaru telescope test observation. In order to control this system effectively and automatically, a control software for the entire system of the CIAX was developed. The software design goals are (1) redundancy for robust system, (2) the safety of the instrument by interlocking, (3) maximum efficiency by automatic control and (4) easy user interface for operator. In this paper, we describe the software which has been being tested through the telescope and instrument commissioning phase.
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Koji Omata, Tomonori Usuda, Masami Yutani, Takeshi Noguchi, Tetsuo Nishimura, and Shigeru Sawada "Control of the Subaru telescope instrument exchanger system", Proc. SPIE 4009, Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software, (16 June 2000); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.388409
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