XTEOBS - XTE Observation Log
This database table was created for the purpose of providing complete and
accurate information on XTE target observations.
This database table is updated on almost a daily basis while RXTE is
The unique RXTE observation identifier for the observation.
The AO phase (cycle) number.
The unique number of RXTE proposal to which the observation belongs.
The number of the target in the proposal.
This RXTE observation identifer suffix indicates information as follows:
A = slew before observation (available for public)
S = raster scan observation
Z = slew after observation (available for public)
0-9 = parts of an observation that's broken into shorter pieces
B-R = (potentially) realtime changes in configurations
Time at which the observation started (in UT time system).
Time at which the observation ended (in UT time system).
The name of the target (source) of the observation.
The Right Ascension of the target of the observation.
The Declination of the target of the observation.
The name of the Principle Investigator for the XTE Observation Request.
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