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Data Storage

All of the data are stored initially in the F: drive of the PC. About 25 ST-6 images or 172 Lynxx images can be saved here. Additional disk space is available for use in dire circumstances, but general use of other disks is discouraged since it clutters the system. After all of the data for the night are collected, the data are transferred from the PC to the VAX mainframe in the department. The file transfer protocol link to the Astronomy group cluster is in general use with kermit link still an available backup. The data are saved in various formats depending on the software used. Appendix I contains the procedure for transferring data to the VAX.

Scott J. Wolk
Mon Nov 25 15:41:03 EST 1996