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[ascl:1603.004] gPhoton: Time-tagged GALEX photon events analysis tools

Written in Python, gPhoton calibrates and sky-projects the ~1.1 trillion ultraviolet photon events detected by the microchannel plates on the Galaxy Evolution Explorer Spacecraft (GALEX), archives these events in a publicly accessible database at the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST), and provides tools for working with the database to extract scientific results, particularly over short time domains. The software includes a re-implementation of core functionality of the GALEX mission calibration pipeline to produce photon list files from raw spacecraft data as well as a suite of command line tools to generate calibrated light curves, images, and movies from the MAST database.

Code site:
https://github.com/cmillion/gPhoton
Described in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016ApJ...833..292M
Bibcode:
2016ascl.soft03004M
Preferred citation method:

Please cite at least one of the following: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016ApJ...833..292M, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016ascl.soft03004M


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