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Fine Guidance Sensor Instrument Handbook for Cycle 22 > Chapter 1: Introduction > 1.1 Purpose

1.1
The FGS Instrument Handbook is the basic reference manual for observing with the FGS. It describes the FGS design, properties, performance, operation, and calibration. The Handbook is maintained by the Observatory Support Group at STScI, who designed this document to serve three purposes:
The FGS Data Handbook provides complementary information about the analysis and reduction of FGS data, and should be used in conjunction with this Instrument Handbook. In addition, we recommend visiting the FGS World Wide Web pages for frequent updates on performance, calibration results, and methods of data reduction and analysis. These pages can be found at:
http://www.stsci.edu/hst/fgs/

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