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June 2016 STAN

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| STScI Analysis Newsletter (STAN) 
| Cosmic Origins Spectrograph (COS)
| June 2016
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In this Newsletter we provide updates of interest to 
COS users:

Contents:

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Updates to the COS/NUV Wavelength Calibration

A new WCPTAB reference file was delivered on March 25, 2016
to improve the calibration of COS/NUV G185M and G225M data 
taken since July 31st, 2013 and a new DISPTAB reference file 
was delivered on May 18, 2016  with preliminary updates to the 
wavelength zero-points of select COS/NUV modes of the G225M, 
G285M and G230L gratings.

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New STScI Science Software Released

Astroconda, a new software repository, is now available 
through STScI. AstroConda provides common astronomical tools 
and utilities as well as HST-specific software. COS users 
are strongly encouraged to use AstroConda, since the most 
recent CalCOS build is only available there. Full details 
can be found on the AstroConda documentation web page:
http://astroconda.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

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