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REDSPEC: NIRSPEC data reduction

Postby Ada Coda » Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:55 am

REDSPEC: NIRSPEC data reduction

Abstract: REDSPEC is an IDL based reduction package designed with NIRSPEC in mind though can be used to reduce data from other spectrographs as well. REDSPEC accomplishes spatial rectification by summing an A+B pair of a calibration star to produce an image with two spectra; the image is remapped on the basis of polynomial fits to the spectral traces and calculation of gaussian centroids to define their separation, producing straight spectral traces with respect to the detector rows. The raw images are remapped onto a coordinate system with uniform intervals in spatial extent along the slit and in wavelength along the dispersion axis.

Credit: Kim, S.; Prato, L.; McLean, I.

Site: https://www2.keck.hawaii.edu/inst/nirspec/redspec.html
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...808...12P

Bibcode: 2015ascl.soft07017K

ID: ascl:1507.017
Last edited by Ada Coda on Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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