VSOP Observation codes

Last modified: 25 April 2000

Observation codes for VSOP General Observing Time observations have the form

<letter><three digits><letter>[<digit>]

for example, v034b1. In turn:

Please note the nomenclature used for VSOP observations:

Observation codes for VSOP Survey Program observations have the form

<letter> s <two digits><letter>[<digit>]

for example, vs10x. The continuum component of the survey uses codes from vso1 to vs12.

Observation codes for VSOP Test and In-Orbit Checkout observations have the form

<letter> t <three digits>

for example, vt801. Several sequences of numbers have been used as the long term schedule has evolved.