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Now that only half of the 70 micron array is working, how can I cover a field of about 5'x 5' using photometry mode?
Posted by z-James Colbert on 04 December 2008 01:26 PM
There is a paragraph in the MIPS Instrument Manual on this very topic. Now, the 70 micron large field fine pixel scale AOT by default covers a region about 2.5' x 1.25'. To cover a larger region, you need to use cluster mode targets to cover the area -- keep visualizing the observations to be sure you're covering what you think you're covering. (In cluster mode targets MIPS is doing the entire photometry observing sequence at each of the points that you request.) You can also use the 'raster map' option.