AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for GSCAT in 31DEC18



As of Mon Jul 23 5:25:10 2018


GSCAT: Task locate the Guide Star Region for an RA and DEC

INPUTS

DATAIN                             Disk file name (FITS only)
SHIFT                              Ra (hours) and Dec (degrees)
                                   of field (J2000)

HELP SECTION

GSCAT
Type: Task
Use:  GSCAT Finds the Guide Star catalog region for the input
      RA and DEC.
Adverbs:
  DATAIN......48-character name of the disk file from which to
              read a FITS format REGIONS.TBL.
  SHIFT.......RA (in hours) of the field and DEC (in degrees)
              of the source of interest (J2000).  The Region
              number of the Guide Star catalog is printed.

EXPLAIN SECTION

GSCAT:  Task read in the guide star cataloge table of regions.
        This task is used in conjunction with the AIPS task
        GSTAR which reads an Guide Star Cataloge FITS file
        and creates an AIPS ST table.

Input Paramters:
DATAIN - Input File name.  The input file should be the name
        of the GSCAT file containing the REGIONS Table.  The
        REGIONS table lists the division of the sky in the
        Guide Star cataloge.  The region number returned will
        indicate which file should be used to create an AIPS
        ST file with the task GSTAR.
SHIFT  - J2000 coordianates of the field for which Guide Stars
        are needed.   SHIFT(1) is in hours and SHIFT(2) is
        in degrees.


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