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Remote observing from Granada

Remote observing is possible from the IRAM Granada office. The remote observer has all important control and status screens. Communication with the telescope operator is via a xhchat session (a divided window under Linux) or via telephone. This mode of observing may be useful for experienced 30m observers at the beginning or end of their observing session (e.g. in order to get a more convenient flight to or from Granada). Be aware, however, that during nights and weekends no support can be given in the Granada office. Also, longer or more complicated remote observations can be somewhat stressful due to the limited communication with the telescope staff (and to finish the list of inconveniences: there are no meals served in the Granada office ...).

If you are interested in using this mode, please contact the Station Manager W. Wild ( well in advance in order to arrange a short introduction.

Wolfgang WILD