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Offset-Pointing Observation

Purpose: This observation is used for measuring Ly-alpha and OVI line profiles in the inner corona. It uses partial occulting to increase the unvignetted area of the telescope and increase count rates. Involves pointing adjustement prior to start of the observation sequence.

Description: Duration 0.5 hours. Performs scan with telescope mirror beween 1.1 and 2.0 R (TBC).

Peter Smith
Fri Jan 17 12:11:15 EST 1997