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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...
We want to make you aware of an issue with Spot that affects solar system observation planning. A security update at JPL has broken Spot's ability to resolve NAIF IDs and download the ephemeris file from Spot. When you enter a NAIF ID into the target pane...
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.