AE: ACIS Extract

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AE: ACIS Extract

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AE: ACIS Extract

Abstract: ACIS Extract (AE), written in the IDL language, provides innovative and automated solutions to the varied challenges found in the analysis of X-ray data taken by the ACIS instrument on NASA's Chandra observatory. AE addresses complications found in many Chandra projects: large numbers of point sources (hundreds to several thousand), faint point sources, misaligned multiple observations of an astronomical field, point source crowding, and scientifically relevant diffuse emission. AE can perform virtually all the data processing and analysis tasks that lie between Level 2 ACIS data and publishable LaTeX tables of point-like and diffuse source properties and spectral models.

Credit: Broos, Patrick; Townsley, Leisa; Getman, Konstantin; Bauer, Franz


Bibcode: 2012ascl.soft03001B

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ID: ascl:1203.001
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