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The INT WFC Pointing Model
The following link of the Observing Manual includes the procedure for one star calibration.
The following link of the Troubleshooter Guide include the procedure for seven stars calibration.
This should be performed only by the ING staff or student support astronomers more rarely (about once every year) to re-measure the coefficients of the INT pointing model.
NOTE (Aug 2016): The next automate script does not work properly in case of big shifts in pointing (>10"), The script was built to observe a full grid of stars to make a pointing model is in the intics machine, in
(click here for the ascii version)
It runs automatically and takes about 2 hours. When done, please inform the INT manager (Cecilia Farina) for the analysis of results.
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