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Help Page for the Gemini Observing Tool (OT)

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If anything remains unclear, please contact sus_inquiries@gemini.edu.

OT introduction

Video tutorial: How to start first time you open your program. 

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00:25 Keychain manager (read about keychain manager)
01:22 Open program (read about loading and saving)
01:34 Main window
01:52 Adding Co-Is to your program
02:19 File attachment (read about the file attachement tab)
02:47 Sync history (read about the sync history tab)
03:35 "Complete Phase II" note
03:57 Templates (read about templates)
04:09 Checking templates
04:42 Applying templates
05:23 Using the ITC (read about the ITC)
06:15 Changing status and Sync
06:46 How to recover work after a mistake

OT useful tools

Video tutorial: Some very useful features. 

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00:22 "Image" icon (read about position editor)
00:46 Wavefront sensors (guide cameras)
01:16 Changing the instrument angle on the fly
01:34 Manual guide star selection (read about guide star selection)
02:23 Elevation plots
03:06 Libraries
03:42 Using the ITC (read about the ITC)

Phase II Example - GMOS imaging

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Phase II example - GMOS longslit spectro

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Phase II example - GNIRS XD mode spectro

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