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Title: JUDE: an ultraviolet imaging telescope pipeline☆
Authors: Murthy, J
Rahna, P. T
Sutaria, F. K
Safonova, M
Gudennavar, S. B
Bubbly, S. G
Keywords: Ultraviolet;UVIT;Astronomical software;Data analysis
Issue Date: Jul-2017
Publisher: Elsevier B.V
Citation: Astronomy and Computing, Vol. 20, pp. 120-127
Abstract: The Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) was launched as part of the multi-wavelength Indian AstroSat mission on 28 September, 2015 into a low Earth orbit. A 6-month performance verification (PV) phase ended in March 2016, and the instrument is now in the general observing phase. UVIT operates in three channels: visible, near-ultraviolet (NUV) and far-ultraviolet (FUV), each with a choice of broad and narrow band filters, and has NUV and FUV gratings for low-resolution spectroscopy. We have written a software package (JUDE) to convert the Level 1 data from UVIT into scientifically useful photon lists and images. The routines are written in the GNU Data Language (GDL) and are compatible with the IDL software package. We use these programs in our own scientific work, and will continue to update the programs as we gain better understanding of the UVIT instrument and its performance. We have released JUDE under an Apache License.
Description: Restricted Access
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2248/7172
ISSN: 2213-1337
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