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Interactive ODB Snapshot - Gemini
This page is intended primarily for use by the National Gemini
Office support staff and the Gemini Contact Scientists to monitor the
status of programs during the Phase II process. It is updated daily at
about 9am local time. (Program PIs might wish to look at the overall
page and the link from each program to the execution status of
each observation which is updated every 4hrs or at the nightly log of observations
executed each night. The table below does show the contact names for
each program; see also the list of NGO
and Gemini support e-mail addresses).
Notes about table contents and interactive use:
- The table entries are updated directly from the
Observing Database at about 9am local time (in Hawaii or
Chile). Each row corresponds to one program for the
telescope and semester specified in the page title. If you
don't see a table but instead see a thick blue line it is
likely that you have script execution disabled in your
- The seven columns labeled %[text] show the
fraction of observations in each state. Non-zero percentages
at "Phase II", "For Review" or "For
Activation" are highlighted orange. Note that these
fractions are of observations, not allocated time.
Sometimes the two are far from equivalent, for example if a
program includes many alternate targets or calibration
- The NGO and Gemini Contact Scientist (CS)
names are extracted from the entries in the Science Program
e-mail fields with the domain removed.
- The table is
is no additional load on the Observing Database server).
- Click on the title of any column to sort the table. An
arrow appears next to the column title to show the sort
order (ascending or descending).
- There is an option at
the bottom of the table to filter the rows using a text
string. In the box next to "use" enter the string,
select the column to which it should be applied from the
pull-down list and click on the tick/check icon to
filter. To turn off filter, click on the [x] icon. You can
also clear sorting or filtering by refreshing the page using
your browser controls. As an example, type dav in the search
box, select the NGO email column and activate the
filter. The results show only those program for which Tim
Davidge is the NGO contact. You can also sort the filtered
list by clicking on the column titles. Note that the search
is case sensitive.
- You can click on one or more rows of
the table to highlight them (in yellow). This highlighting
is carried forward into sorting and filtering results and
cancelled by refreshing the page.
- If the table has more
than 25 rows, subsequent entries are displayed on additional
pages. Click on the arrows at the bottom right or left to
move through the pages.