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STIS Data Handbook 6.0 May 2011
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Numerics
1-D spectrum
echelle
extracted 1, 2
extraction 1, 2, 3, 4
locate and extract
2-D image
basic reduction
rectification
spectral, rectification
A
ACCUM data
accuracies
CCD imaging
CCD spectroscopic
flux
MAMA imaging
MAMA spectroscopic
spatial
target acquisition
wavelength
ACQ/PEAK
data
data, analysis of
images
analog-to-digital conversion
atodcorr
correction 1, 2
aperture frame
association
data 1, 2, 3, 4
GO-wavecal
table 1, 2
a-to-d conversion
see "analog-to-digital conversion"
B
backcorr
background subtraction
1-D spectral
backcorr
barycentric time correction
basic2d task 1, 2
bias
biascorr
blevcorr
subtraction, CCD
subtraction, large scale
subtraction, small scale
biascorr
binned data 1, 2
binned data, coordinates
binning
CCD, on-chip
blaze
function 1, 2
shift correction 1, 2, 3, 4
blevcorr
C
calibration
atodcorr
backcorr
bias subtraction
biascorr
blevcorr
calibration switches
keywords
calibration
calstis error sources
calstis task 1, 2
crcorr
ctecorr
dark current
subtraction
darkcorr
data quality
dispcorr
doppcorr
dqicorr
edit header keywords
error sources
expscorr
flat field
flatcorr
fluxcorr
full recalibration
geocorr
geometric distortion correction
glincorr
header keywords 1, 2
helcorr
lamp
lflgcorr
lorscorr
nonlinearity correction
overscan subtraction
photcorr
photometric
pipeline 1, 2
pipeline, error sources
rptcorr
sc2dcorr
scattered light correction
setting calstis environment variables
sgeocorr
shadcorr
switches 1, 2, 3
time-tag data
wavecorr
wavelength
when to recalibrate
x1dcorr
x2dcorr
calstis
recalibrating data
setting environment variables
task 1, 2, 3
updates
capabilities
imaging
spectroscopic
catfits task
CCD
analog-to-digital conversion
bias subtraction
cosmic ray rejection
dark current 1, 2
detector described
hot pixels
imaging accuracies
imaging flat field
read noise
shading correction
spectroscopic accuracies
spectroscopic flat field
cgs flux
charge transfer efficiency
correction 1, 2
ctecorr
chcalpar task
closeout plan
combining images
dithered spectral
multidrizzle 1, 2
undithered spectral
coordinate systems 1, 2
aperture frame
user frame
vehicle frame
cosmic ray
correction, crcorr
cr-split exposures
rejection 1, 2, 3
crcorr
cr-split exposures
CTE
see "charge tranfer efficiency"
CTE correction
ctecorr
D
dark current
CCD
CCD, side 2 variations
correction, darkcorr
FUV-MAMA
MAMA
NUV-MAMA
subtraction, CCD 1, 2
subtraction, MAMA
darkcorr
data
ACQ/PEAK, analysis of
analysis, applications and tasks
binned
binning
buffer
direct imaging
format, ACCUM
format, FITS image extension files
format, FITS table extension files
format, time-tag 1, 2
reduction, applications and tasks
spectral imaging
time-tag
data quality
array
dqicorr
flags
image, data quality
array
data quality flags
daydark task
de-fringing
delta flat field
dfltfile
dispcorr
dispersion solution
doppcorr
Doppler shift correction
MAMA
DQ
see "data quality"
dqicorr
E
echelle
1-D spectrum extraction
blaze function
blaze shift correction 1, 2, 3, 4
long slit spectra
rectified long-slit spectral images
scattered light correction 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
echplot task
error array 1, 2
error image
error sources, pipeline
expscorr
extracted spectra
extraction box, changing default height
F
fiducial bars 1, 2
FITS files
image extension
table extension
flat field 1, 2
CCD imaging
CCD spectroscopic
correction
delta flat
dfltfile
flatcorr
l-flat 1, 2, 3
lfltfile
MAMA
p-flat 1, 2, 3
pfltfile
flatcorr
flux
accuracies
conversion to cgs
fluxcorr
fluxcorr
fringe flats, IR
fringes, IR, removing
FUV-MAMA
dark current
detector described
G
geocorr
geometric distortion correction
geocorr
MAMA small scale
small scale, MAMA
glincorr
GO-wavecal
association
grating wheel
see "MSM"
guiding
analysis of using target acquisition images
error for single guide star mode
H
header keywords 1, 2, 3
calibration switches
edit calibration keywords
editing
infostis task
photometry
reference file
hedit task
helcorr
heliocentric reference frame
heliocentric time correction
HITM
see "Hole in the Mirror"
Hole in the Mirror
hot pixels
CCD
removing
hselect
hstephem task
I
icons
used in this manual
igi task
IM
see "Insert Mechanism"
images
combining undithered
combining using multidrizzle 1, 2
imaging capabilities
imaging data
combing images
spatial information
units and conversions
infostis task 1, 2
Insert Mechanism
instrument design 1, 2
inttag task
IR fringe flats 1, 2
IR fringes, removing
K
keywords, header 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
L
lamp
calibration
deuterium, NUV-MAMA flat fielding
flat fielding
Hole in the Mirror
Insert Mechanism
krypton, FUV-MAMA flat fielding
Pt-Cr/Ne line 1, 2
tungsten, CCD flat fielding
large scale flat field
l-flat 1, 2, 3
lflgcorr
lfltfile
listpix task
long slit 1, 2, 3
long slit spectra
lorscorr
low-resolution
MAMA, correction
M
MAMA
conversion to native format pixels
dark current subtraction
Doppler shift correction
flat field
geometric distortion correction, small scale
high res pixels
imaging accuracies
low-resolution correction
native format pixels
nonlinearity correction
repeat exposure
spectroscopic accuracies
sum repeated observations
mkfringeflat task 1, 2
mktrace task 1, 2, 3, 4
Mode Select Mechanism
see MSM
MSM
description
offset, determining from wavecal
multidrizzle task 1, 2, 3
multispec task 1, 2, 3, 4
N
nfit1d task
nonlinearity correction
NUV-MAMA
dark current
detector described
O
ocrreject task 1, 2, 3
odelaytime task 1, 2
operations & calibration timeline
oref 1, 2, 3
orientation
spacecraft
spectral traces 1, 2, 3
overscan subtraction
P
paper products
pp_dads task
parallel observations
peakup
exposures
images 1, 2
p-flat 1, 2, 3
pfltfile flat field
photcorr
photometry header keywords
pipeline processing
overview
pixels
MAMA high res
MAMA native format 1, 2
native format, MAMA
proposal keywords
compared to Phase II
R
read noise, CCD
recalibrating 1, 2, 3
see also "calibration"
recalibration
reference file
header keywords
retrieving 1, 2, 3
repeat exposure
MAMA
resolution
time
rptcorr
S
sc2dcorr
scattered light correction
echelle 1, 2
sgeocorr
sgraph task 1, 2
shadcorr
shading correction
shading correction, CCD
shifts, correcting along the dispersion direction
side 2
failure
operations
slit wheel
slitless spectral images
software
basic2d
calstis 1, 2
catfits 1, 2
chcalpar
data analysis
data reduction
daydark
defringe
echplot
epix
hedit
hstephem
igi
imcalc
infostis
inttag
listarea
listpix 1, 2
mkfringeflat
mktrace 1, 2
multidrizzle 1, 2, 3
multispec 1, 2, 3
nfit1d
normspflat
ocrreject
paper products
prepspec
sgraph 1, 2
specfit 1, 2, 3, 4
spectral analysis tasks
spectral display tasks
splot 1, 2
stisnoise
STIS-specific STSDAS tasks
table tools 1, 2, 3
tastis 1, 2
thedit
time-tag analysis tasks
timing analysis tasks
tlcol
tomultispec 1, 2
tread 1, 2
ttools
tximage
updates
wavecal 1, 2, 3
wx2d 1, 2
x1d 1, 2
x2d 1, 2
spatial accuracies
specfit task 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
spectra
analysis tasks
extracted 1-D
splicing
spectral background
extraction regions, changing default
interpolation, changing
smoothing, changing default
subtraction
spectral images
combining
combining dithered
improving rectification
long-slit, rectification
spatial information
units and conversions
wavelength information
spectroscopic capabilities
spectrum, locating in cross-dispersion direction
splicing spectra
splot task 1, 2
static archive
subarray
T
table software tools 1, 2
target acquisition
accuracies
basics
data, analysis of
images 1, 2
procedure
tastis
using images to analyze guiding
tastis task 1, 2
TDS
see "time dependent sensitivity correction"
tilt, slit 1, 2, 3
time correction
barycentric
heliocentric
time dependent sensitivity
correction 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
time-tag
calibration
converting data to image
dark current subtraction
data
data format 1, 2
data, analysis tasks 1, 2
data, converting to image
data, echelle
data, working with
doppler shift correction
inttag task
inttag, integrate event list to form image
light delay correction
merging event tables
mode
odelaytime
tomultispec task 1, 2
trace rotation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
trailer files
tread task
typographic conventions
in this manual 1, 2
U
undersampled spectra 1, 2, 3, 4
undithered spectral images, combining
units
cgs flux
direct imaging data
extracted spectrum table
imaging data
imaging sensitivity
science extension table columns
spectral imaging data
spectral sensitivity
time-tag data
user frame
user support
help desk
V
vehicle frame
W
warning
types in this document
wavecal
auto-wavecal
correcting shifts along dispersion direction
correction, wavecorr
wavelength calibration
exposure 1, 2, 3, 4
GO-
GO- association 1, 2
GO- association, association
GO-wavecal
header keyword
HITM lamps and external illumination
processing 1, 2, 3
routine wavecal
task 1, 2, 3, 4
zero point 1, 2
wavecal task
wavecorr
wavelength
accuracies
wx2d task 1, 2, 3
X
x1d
data files, reading
recalibrating
task 1, 2, 3, 4
x1dcorr
x2d task 1, 2
x2dcorr
Z
zero point
Symbols
_sx1 data table columns
_tag data table columns
_trl files
_x1d data table columns 1, 2, 3
_x1d files, working with

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