spiral-spiral search program
spiral [tries=5] [thresh=10000] [chan=0]
spiral does a spiral search from the
current position by making increasingly large
number of .020 degree steps alternately
in Hour Angle and declination.
The maximum number of steps in a given leg
the tries= parameter (5 is the default).
The search will stop when the count rate
in channel 0 exceeds 10kHz.
Both the channel and the threshold count rate may be adjusted on
the command line.
In addition the command line options of the
Last Revised May 31, 2000