High network latency and resetting pointing

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:27 AM

Problem(s) Encountered:

The telescope pointing is off, and we were unable to acquire any targets.

The obvious solution would be to point the telescope at the zenith and reset the coordinates.  The response time for the remote desktop was, however, extremely slow tonight.  It usually is not snappy, but often it took 15-20 seconds to refresh after a cursor move or a button push.  It was especially bad if either of the two cameras were running (telescope view and tiltmeter view).  Under these circumstances, it was extraordinarily slow and tedious to try to reset the coordinates and since clouds were coming in we decided to stop.

If possible, it would be very helpful if one of the staff could point the telescope during the day so the tilt meters are near the zenith position.  That would save a lot of time in getting started.

I do not know what to do about the extremely long lag times for the VNC viewer.  


Pointing as been adjusted and re-zeroed.  Not sure what to say about the network speed.