next up previous contents
Next: KEEP Up: Data Taking Commands - Previous: FOCUSIMAGE


Takes an exposure and transfers the data into the Detector Memory System for inspection, but not to the system computer.

2=to: 2!:}Format: GLANCE <channel> <obstype> <time>

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

2=to: 2!:}Time: The exposure time in seconds

2=to: 2!:}Obstype: The observation type. Valid observation types are SKY, BIAS, DARK, FLAT, and TARGET.

2=to: 2!:}Examples : GLANCE PFIP FLAT 5

2=to: 2!:}Comments: This command is intended for a quick-look at the data, to verify for example that the intensity level is as expected before carrying out a proper exposure. The data will be lost when the next exposure is carried out on the same data acquisition channel. To save the data, use the KEEP command.

manuals store
Wed Sep 17 12:36:20 BST 1997