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Application of the Pixon Based Restoration to HST Spectra and Comparison to the Richardson-Lucy and Jansson Algorithms: Restoration of Absorption Lines

Athanassios Diplas, Edward A. Beaver, Phillip R. Blanco, Robert K. Piña, and Richard C. Puetter

Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093-0111

Abstract:

We discuss the application of the Pixon Based Image Restoration Method on spectroscopic HST data and compare the results with those obtained from the Richardson-Lucy and Jansson algorithms. In order to better evaluate the performance of the various algorithms we have also used artificial data.

Keywords: Spectral restorations, Pixons, Richardson-lucy, Jansson



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Fri Apr 15 17:12:36 EDT 1994