LFC - The Palomar Large Format Camera

Observing Manual

This observing manual is divided into three parts:

  1. LFC Quick Start is a one page reference guide.

  2. LFC Cookbook describes a typical LFC observing session.

  3. LFC Commands is a reference for all of the commands that run the LFC camera.




LFC field diagram and chip orientation

Click here for East / West Orientation







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