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Astronomer's proposal tool exposure time calculator
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Paper Abstract

The Astronomer Proposal Tool (APT) Exposure Time Calculator (ETC) is a generic Java library for performing ETC calculations. Currently it is primarily used by the web based ETCs supporting Hubble Space Telescope (HST) proposals at Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). This paper describes the software architecutre, current and potential uses of this library.

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Date Published: 16 September 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5493, Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies, (16 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551736
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Donald F. McLean, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Ivo Busko, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5493:
Optimizing Scientific Return for Astronomy through Information Technologies
Peter J. Quinn; Alan Bridger, Editor(s)

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