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A
ACCUM mode
UVIS
Apertures
IR
UVIS 1, 2
B
Background
Earth-shine 1, 2, 3
IR
sky
zodiacal 1, 2, 3, 4
Bad pixels
IR
UVIS 1, 2
Bias correction
overscan (UVIS) 1, 2
overscan (UVIS, binned)
reference pixels (IR) 1, 2
Binning 1, 2
overheads
Buffer dumps
304-file limit
IR 1, 2
UVIS
C
Calibration
calwf3
Cycle 17
pipeline steps
spectra
CCDs
see UVIS
Charge transfer efficiency
UVIS
Citation
Comparing HST instruments
detector characteristics
discovery efficiencies
fields of view
throughputs
wavelength ranges
Contact info
Coordinate systems
IR
UVIS
Correlated Double Sampling
read noise
Cosmic rays
IR
UVIS 1, 2
D
Dark current
IR
UVIS
Data format
data quality flags
file name suffixes
image extensions (IR)
image extensions (UVIS) 1, 2
Detector characteristics 1, 2, 3
Discovery efficiencies
Dithering
IR
UVIS
E
Exposure time
calculation
calculation examples
IR 1, 2
UVIS
Extinction
F
Field of view
comparing HST instruments
IR
UVIS
Filter wheels
IR 1, 2
UVIS 1, 2
Filters
IR
IR Definitions
IR/F098M
IR/F105W
IR/F110W
IR/F125W
IR/F126N
IR/F127M
IR/F128N
IR/F130N
IR/F132N
IR/F139M
IR/F140W
IR/F153M
IR/F160W
IR/F164N
IR/F167N
UVIS
UVIS quad
UVIS/F200LP
UVIS/F218W
UVIS/F225W
UVIS/F275W
UVIS/F280N
UVIS/F300X
UVIS/F336W
UVIS/F343N
UVIS/F350LP
UVIS/F373N
UVIS/F390M
UVIS/F390W
UVIS/F395N
UVIS/F410M
UVIS/F438W
UVIS/F467M
UVIS/F469N
UVIS/F475W
UVIS/F475X
UVIS/F487N
UVIS/F502N
UVIS/F547M
UVIS/F555W
UVIS/F600LP
UVIS/F606W
UVIS/F621M
UVIS/F625W
UVIS/F631N
UVIS/F645N
UVIS/F656N
UVIS/F657N
UVIS/F658N
UVIS/F665N
UVIS/F673N
UVIS/F680N
UVIS/F689M
UVIS/F763M
UVIS/F775W
UVIS/F814W
UVIS/F845M
UVIS/F850LP
UVIS/F953N
UVIS/FQ232N
UVIS/FQ243N
UVIS/FQ378N
UVIS/FQ387N
UVIS/FQ422M
UVIS/FQ436N
UVIS/FQ437N
UVIS/FQ492N
UVIS/FQ508N
UVIS/FQ575N
UVIS/FQ619N
UVIS/FQ634N
UVIS/FQ672N
UVIS/FQ674N
UVIS/FQ727N
UVIS/FQ750N
UVIS/FQ889N
UVIS/FQ906N
UVIS/FQ924N
UVIS/FQ937N
FITS files
IR
UVIS 1, 2
Flat fields
IR
UVIS
Focal plane
Fringing
Full-well
IR
UVIS
G
Gain
IR 1, 2
UVIS 1, 2, 3
Geometric distortion
IR 1, 2
linear
pixel area map (IR)
pixel area map (UVIS)
UVIS 1, 2
Ghosts
IR
UVIS 1, 2
Grisms 1, 2, 3
calibration
direct image (UVIS)
IR
orbit calculation
software
throughput (IR) 1, 2
throughput (UVIS)
UVIS
Guide stars 1, 2
H
HST focal-plane layout
I
Image extensions
IR
UVIS 1, 2
Image persistence
IR 1, 2
UVIS
IR 1, 2
apertures
blue leaks
coordinate systems
cosmic rays
dark current
exposure time 1, 2
field of view
filters
filters, medium-band
filters, narrow-band
filters, wide-band
flat fields
full-well
gain 1, 2
geometric distortion 1, 2
grisms
intra-pixel response
linearity
MULTIACCUM mode
MULTIACCUM timing sequence
pixel size
point-spread function
quantum efficiency
ramps
read noise
readout formats
reference pixels
saturation
subarrays 1, 2
L
Leaks
IR blue leaks
UVIS red leaks
Limiting magnitudes
IR
UVIS
Linearity
IR
UVIS
M
Mode
IR MULTIACCUM
UVIS ACCUM
Mosaicking
MULTIACCUM
mode
timing sequence
O
Optical layout
Overheads
buffer dumps 1, 2
filter and channel select
guide-star acquisition 1, 2
instrument
observatory
P
Parallel observations
Patterns
Pixel size
IR
UVIS
Point-spread function
breathing (IR)
breathing (UVIS)
droplets (UVIS)
encircled energy (IR)
encircled energy (UVIS)
inter-pixel capacitance (IR)
intra-pixel response (IR)
pixel response function (UVIS)
sharpness (IR)
sharpness (UVIS)
shutter-induced vibration (UVIS)
POS TARG 1, 2
Proposing
Q
Quantum efficiency
IR
UVIS
Quantum yield, UV
R
Read noise
Correlated Double Sampling (IR)
effective (IR)
UVIS
Readout formats
IR
UVIS
Reference point
S
Saturation
IR 1, 2
UVIS 1, 2
Sensitivity
grisms
IR
units
UVIS
Servicing Mission Observatory Verification 1, 2
Signal-to-noise ratio 1, 2
Slitless spectroscopy 1, 2
sky background
Stray light
IR
UVIS
Subarrays 1, 2
IR 1, 2
overheads
UVIS 1, 2
T
Throughputs
comparing HST instruments
Timing sequences (IR)
subarray
U
UV quantum yield
UVIS
ACCUM mode
apertures 1, 2
bad pixels
binning 1, 2
charge transfer efficiency
coordinate systems
cosmic rays 1, 2
crosstalk
dark current
droplets
exposure time
field of view
filters
filters, medium-band
filters, narrow-band
filters, quad
filters, ultra-wide
filters, UV
filters, wide-band
FITS files
flat fields
fringing
full-well
gain 1, 2, 3
geometric distortion 1, 2
grism
guide stars and quad filters
hot pixels
inter-chip gap 1, 2
linearity
overscan
pixel size
point-spread function
quantum efficiency
read noise
readout formats 1, 2
red leaks
saturation
shutter
shutter-induced vibration
subarrays 1, 2
UV quantum yield
W
Wavelength ranges
Z
Zodiacal light 1, 2, 3, 4

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