These pages contain instrument-specific information about the Wide-Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2) and are maintained by the WFPC2 Group in the Science Support Division at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). The WFPC2 is used to obtain high resolution images of astronomical objects over a relatively wide field of view and a broad range of wavelengths (1150 to 11,000 Å).

A WFPC2 Site Guide is available to help users easily find major items of interest.

    • Important information, new documentation, and new products for the WFPC2. Everyone should read this! (Last update: 09 October 2001.

  • Documentation:
    • Includes the WFPC2 Instrument Handbook, Calibration Status Reports, Instrument Science Reports, WFPC2 Instrument Definition Team Status Reports, and more.

  • WFPC2 Software Tools:
    • Direct access to the most popular WFPC2 Tools, such as the Exposure Time Calculator, the Linear Ramp Filter Calculator, and the WFPC2 PSF Search Tool.

  • User Support:
    • The WFPC2 Group provides many services to assist users of HST with data reduction, visiting the Institute, and answer general questions.

  • Frequently Asked Questions:
    • A list of Frequently Asked Questions about WFPC2, ranging from proposal preparation to data analysis.

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