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Every telescope needs a horizon table, which tells where the telescope can look
in the sky, and also from which parts of the sky the Moon can shine on the
Without a horizon table, the programs will assume that the telescope has an
unobstructed view of the horizon -- an assumption that is probably
The name of the table is keyed to the name of the telescope; see the Appendix.
If you need to make up a new table, the command MAKE/HORFORM will provide you
with a form to fill in while gathering the data,
which can then be entered into the empty table provided.