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Takes a single bias frame (a zero second exposure), and transfers the data plus headers to an HDS file on the system computer.

2=to: 2!:}Format: BIAS <channel> ["<string>"]

2=to: 2!:}Channel: The name of the CCD data acquisition channel to be used.

2=to: 2!:}Title: A title for the observation (optional)

2=to: 2!:}Examples : BIAS RED "Bias frame 5"

2=to: 2!:}Comments: As for the RUN command, except that exposure time will be zero, and the observation type is set in the headers as being a BIAS exposure.

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Wed Sep 17 12:36:20 BST 1997