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This is a list of utility programs used in the day-to-day operation of the SonATA system.

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findtargets

Usage

findtargets -dbhost <value> -dbname <value> -dbuser <value> -timeutc <value> -tzoffset <value> -type <value> -calfreqmhz <value> -calhours <value>

-dbhost: database host (default: localhost)
-dbname: database name (default: nss_iftest)
-dbuser: database user (default: )
-timeutc: obs time as 'yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss' (default: current time)
-tzoffset: rise/set timezone offset in hours from UTC (default: 0.000000)
-type: target type: spacecraft | calphase | caldelay (default: spacecraft)
-calfreqmhz: cal freq for finding strongest source (default: 1420.000000)
-calhours: minimum cal uptime in hours (default: 0.500000)

Examples

nss@sse3% findtargets

Obs time: 2010-03-04 21:01:33 UTC
Rise/Set Timezone: UT

 Id         Name    DistAu  Deldot    Xmit1MHz     Xmit2MHz     DopplerX1   DopplerX2
131     Voyager1    112.7     -7.4    8415.000     8420.432     8415.208     8420.640
144         Moon      0.0     -0.0       0.000        0.000        0.000        0.000
152         Mars      0.8     11.2       0.000        0.000        0.000        0.000
154       Saturn      8.6     -9.7       0.000        0.000        0.000        0.000
160      Rosetta      0.7     20.8    8421.790        0.000     8421.206        0.000
164     Stardust      2.5     -2.0    8415.000        0.000     8415.056        0.000
165         Dawn     92.1     -4.9    8435.370        0.000     8435.508        0.000
166   DeepImpact      0.1      1.5    8435.370        0.000     8435.327        0.000
167  NewHorizons     16.4    -10.6    8437.895     8438.182     8438.193     8438.480
169      Cassini      8.6    -10.6    8427.222     8429.938     8427.521     8430.237
170  MarsExpress      0.8     11.2    8420.432        0.000     8420.117        0.000
171       MarsRO      0.8     11.2    8439.444        0.000     8439.128        0.000
172  MarsOdyssey      0.8     11.2    8406.852        0.000     8406.538        0.000
173       Kepler      0.1      0.2    8424.506        0.000     8424.502        0.000

 Id         Name    RaHours      DecDeg      Rise    Set    Visib   ToRise  HmLeft  TotUp
131     Voyager1    17.163308    12.094819   09:14   19:43   --     12:13     -     10:28
144         Moon    14.450261   -19.894885   08:47   14:45   --     11:45     -     05:57
152         Mars     8.230159    23.817139   23:39   11:26   --     02:37     -     11:47
154       Saturn    12.217192     1.358657   04:55   14:09   --     07:53     -     09:14
160      Rosetta     9.679470    24.524101   01:03   12:56   --     04:02     -     11:52
164     Stardust    23.412290     1.265604   16:07   01:20   Up       -     04:19   09:13
165         Dawn    19.931994   -54.321217   00:00   00:00   --       -       -       -
166   DeepImpact    18.239954    60.591638   06:12   00:55   Up       -     03:53   18:43
167  NewHorizons    18.636773   -21.494604   13:09   18:45   --     16:07     -     05:36
169      Cassini    12.214058     1.354387   04:55   14:09   --     07:53     -     09:14
170  MarsExpress     8.230159    23.817139   23:39   11:26   --     02:37     -     11:47
171       MarsRO     8.230159    23.817139   23:39   11:26   --     02:37     -     11:47
172  MarsOdyssey     8.230159    23.817139   23:39   11:26   --     02:37     -     11:47
173       Kepler     5.022532    23.247956   20:28   08:12   Up       -     11:10  11:43
nss@sse3% findtargets -type caldelay

Obs time: 2010-03-04 21:59:32 UTC
Rise/Set Timezone: UT

 Id         Name    FreqMhz: FluxJy
400         TauA    1400:       875
401         OriA    1400:       520
402         VirA    1400:       198
403        3C292    1400:       171
404        3C400    1400:       576
405         CygA    1400:      1495
406         CasA    1400:      2477

 Id         Name    RaHours      DecDeg      Rise    Set    Visib   ToRise  HmLeft  TotUp
400         TauA     5.575547    22.014470   21:06   08:41   Up       -     10:41   11:35
401         OriA     5.588140    -5.391100   22:43   07:05   --     00:43     -     08:22
402         VirA    12.513729    12.391123   04:34   15:05   --     06:35     -     10:30
403        3C292    13.838000    64.650000   00:22   21:56   --     02:23     -     21:33
404        3C400    19.395000    14.509200   11:20   22:05   Up       -     00:05   10:45
405         CygA    19.991210    40.733920   10:20   00:16   Up       -     02:17   13:55
406         CasA    23.390000    58.815000   11:43   05:41   Up       -     07:42   17:58

Strongest cal target at 1420 MHz: Id# 406 (CasA)

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