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Automated HST/STIS reference file generation pipeline using OPUS
Author(s): Rosa I. Diaz; Michel Swam; Paul Goudfrooij
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Paper Abstract

Bias and Dark reference files are part of the basic reduction of the CCD data taken by the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) aboard the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). At STScI, the STIS team has been creating these reference files using the Bias and Dark Pipeline. This pipeline system starts with automatic retrieval of bias and dark exposures from the HST archive after they have been ingested. After data retrieval, a number of automatic scripts is executed in a manner compatible with the OPUS pipeline architecture. We encourage any group looking to streamline a stepwise calibration process to look into this software.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 July 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7019, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II, 701931 (16 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.790275
Show Author Affiliations
Rosa I. Diaz, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Michel Swam, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Paul Goudfrooij, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7019:
Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II
Alan Bridger; Nicole M. Radziwill, Editor(s)

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