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Knowledgebase : Modifying AORs
Checking out a program and checking in a program are two completely separate tasks. ANYONE can check out a program, but only you (with your password) can check in a program. Because they are completely separate tasks, you need not check out a program a...
The 'This proposal cannot be updated.' error occurs when you try to use the Proposal Submission Tool in Spot to update the AORs for a program that has already been approved. The Proposal Submission Tool is only for modifying AORs before the final call for...
Do you have a really good reason for wanting this? We prefer to have chains less then 8 hours for normal science observations, but make exceptions in the case of high precision IRAC photometry (eg. for exoplanet light curves) You can create chains long...
When you check in a program using Spot, this information goes to a DIFFERENT database than your previously-approved AORs. So, if you turn right around and "View Program" immediately, your old AORs will still be present. The changed information will propag...
You can either check-in your entire program, or just the modified AOR, so long as you email us at help@spitzer.caltech.edu and let us know EXACTLY what it is you did.