esorex amber_spectral_calibration [OPTIONS] FILE.sof


The recipe calculates the real Y offset between the different photometric and the interferometric channels in the 3-telescope mode. It uses the same algorithm as the amber_p2vm recipe.

Input files:

  DO category:               Type:      Explanation:      Required:
  AMBER_BADPIX               Products   Bad pixel map              Y
  AMBER_FLATFIELD            Products   Flatfield                  Y
  AMBER_3WAVE                Raw        amber_wave data            Y

Output files:

  DO category:               Data type: Explanation:
  AMBER_SPECTRAL_CALIBRATION Products   Header with QC parameter


Note that it is possible to create a configuration file containing these options, along with suitable default values. Please refer to the details provided by the 'esorex --help' command.

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The full documentation for the amber pipeline can be downloaded as a PDF file using the following URL:


An overview over the existing ESO pipelines can be found on the web page

Basic documentation about the EsoRex program can be found at the esorex (1) man page.

It is possible to call the pipelines from python using the python-cpl package. See for further information.

The other recipes of the amber pipeline are amber_calibrate(7), amber_raw_to_fitsimage(7), amber_p2vm(7), amber_BeamPos(7), amber_detector(7), amber_oimerge(7), amber_SciCal(7), amber_trf(7), amber_selector(7), amber_ascii_export(7)


amber_spectral_calibration 4.3.1


Armin Gabasch <[email protected]>


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