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StarFinder: an IDL GUI-based code to analyze crowded fields with isoplanatic correcting PSF fitting
Author(s): Emiliano Diolaiti; Orazio Bendinelli; Domenico Bonaccini; Laird Miller Close; Douglas G. Currie; Gianluigi Parmeggiani
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Paper Abstract

StarFinder is a new code for the deep analysis of stellar fields, designed for well-sampled images with high and low Strehl ratio. It is organized in the form of a self-contained IDL widget-based application, with a 'user-friendly' graphic interface. We give here a general description of the code along with some applications to real data with space-invariant Point Spread Function (PSF). We present also some methods to handle anisoplanatic effects in wide-field Adaptive Optics (AO) observations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4007, Adaptive Optical Systems Technology, (7 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390377
Show Author Affiliations
Emiliano Diolaiti, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)
Orazio Bendinelli, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)
Domenico Bonaccini, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Laird Miller Close, European Southern Observatory (United States)
Douglas G. Currie, European Southern Observatory (United States)
Gianluigi Parmeggiani, Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4007:
Adaptive Optical Systems Technology
Peter L. Wizinowich, Editor(s)

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