ALMA Pointing System Documentation

TIP Last Update: JeffMangum - 25 February 2009

The following are several documents which describe various aspects of pointing analysis for the ALMA production antennas.

  • "How to Analyse Pointing Measurements": A general description of how to analyze all-sky and offset optical pointing measurements.
  • "The ALMA Pointing System: Theory and Application": A description of the antenna pointing systems, including positioning calculation sequence, metrology operation, receiver band layout, and subreflector correction.
Topic revision: r2 - 2009-12-17, JeffMangum
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