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BlackBOX: BlackGEM and MeerLICHT image reduction software

Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 10:58 pm
by Ada Coda
BlackBOX: BlackGEM and MeerLICHT image reduction software

Abstract: BlackBOX performs standard CCD image reduction tasks on multiple images from the BlackGEM and MeerLICHT telescopes. It uses the satdet module of ASCtools (ascl:2011.024) and Astro-SCRAPPY (ascl:1907.032). BlackBOX simultaneously uses multi-processing and multi-threading and feeds the reduced images to ZOGY (ascl:2105.010) to ultimately perform optimal image subtraction and detect transient sources.

Credit: Vreeswijk, Paul; Paterson, Kerry

Site: https://github.com/pmvreeswijk/BlackBOX
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2021MNRAS.503.5367B

Bibcode: 2021ascl.soft05011V

ID: ascl:2105.011