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Survey Strategy and Cadence Choices For the Vera C. Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST)


A summary of survey strategy and cadence choices, simulated and evaluated by the LSST Scheduler Team, prepared for the Survey Cadence and Optimization Committee.



This repository includes lsst-texmf as a Git submodule. Clone this repository:

git clone --recurse-submodules

Compile the PDF:


Clean built files:

make clean

Updating acronyms

A table of the technote's acronyms and their definitions are maintained in the acronyms.tex file, which is committed as part of this repository. To update the acronyms table in acronyms.tex:

make acronyms.tex

Note: this command requires that this repository was cloned as a submodule.

The acronyms discovery code scans the LaTeX source for probable acronyms. You can ensure that certain strings aren't treated as acronyms by adding them to the skipacronyms.txt file.

The lsst-texmf repository centrally maintains definitions for LSST acronyms. You can also add new acronym definitions, or override the definitions of acronyms, by editing the myacronyms.txt file.

Updating lsst-texmf

lsst-texmf includes BibTeX files, the lsstdoc class file, and acronym definitions, among other essential tooling for LSST's LaTeX documentation projects. To update to a newer version of lsst-texmf, you can update the submodule in this repository:

git submodule update --init --recursive

Commit, then push, the updated submodule.