SYNOPSIS

esorex fors_resample [OPTIONS] FILE.sof

DESCRIPTION

This recipe is used to resample at constant wavelength step spatially rectified spectra. The input frames are produced using either the recipe fors_extract_slits in the case of MOS/MXU multi slit exposures, or the recipes fors_remove_bias and fors_flatfield in the case of LSS or long-slit like MOS/MXU data. Only in case of LSS or LSS-like data the SLIT_LOCATION table is required in input. Please refer to the FORS Pipeline User\'s Manual for more details.

In the table below the MXU acronym can also be read as MOS and LSS, SCI can be read as STD, and SCIENCE as STANDARD.

Input files:

  DO category:               Type:       Explanation:         Required:
  LAMP_UNBIAS_MXU
  or SCIENCE_UNBIAS_MXU
  or SCIENCE_UNFLAT_MXU
  or RECTIFIED_LAMP_MXU
  or RECTIFIED_ALL_SCI_MXU
  or RECTIFIED_SCI_MXU
  or RECTIFIED_SKY_SCI_MXU   Calib       Frame to resample       Y
  DISP_COEFF_MXU
  or DISP_COEFF_SCI_MXU      Calib       Dispersion coefficients Y
  SLIT_LOCATION_MXU          Calib       Slit location table     Y
  GRISM_TABLE                Calib       Grism table             .

Output files:

  DO category:               Data type:  Explanation:
  MAPPED_LAMP_MXU
  or MAPPED_ALL_SCI_MXU
  or MAPPED_SCI_MXU
  or MAPPED_SKY_SCI_MXU      FITS image  Resampled spectra

OPTIONS

--dispersion <float>

Expected spectral dispersion (Angstrom/pixel) (float; default: 0.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is fors.fors_resample.dispersion [default = 0.0].

--startwavelength <float>

Start wavelength in spectral extraction (float; default: 0.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is fors.fors_resample.startwavelength [default = 0.0].

--endwavelength <float>

End wavelength in spectral extraction (float; default: 0.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is fors.fors_resample.endwavelength [default = 0.0].

--flux <bool>

Apply flux conservation (bool; default: True). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is fors.fors_resample.flux [default = True].

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.

RELATED TO fors_resample…

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

  • ftp://ftp.eso.org/pub/dfs/pipelines/fors/fors-pipeline-manual-4.9.pdf

An overview over the existing ESO pipelines can be found on the web page http://www.eso.org/sci/software/pipelines/.

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 http://packages.python.org/python-cpl/index.html for further information.

The other recipes of the fors pipeline are fors_wave_calib_lss(7), fors_img_sky_flat(7), fors_config(7), fors_extract_objects(7), fors_calib(7), fors_wave_calib(7), fors_detect_objects(7), fors_pmos_science(7), fors_extract_slits(7), test_hough(7), fors_img_screen_flat(7), fors_extract(7), fors_remove_bias(7), fors_subtract_sky(7), fors_normalise_flat(7), montecarlo(7), fors_photometry(7), fors_zeropoint(7), fors_dark(7), fors_subtract_sky_lss(7), fors_trace_flat(7), fors_flatfield(7), fors_img_science(7), fors_detect_spectra(7), fors_sumflux(7), fors_pmos_extract(7), fors_align_sky_lss(7), fors_bias(7), fors_align_sky(7), fors_pmos_calib(7), fors_spec_mflat(7), fors_science(7)

VERSION

fors_resample 5.0.0

AUTHOR

Carlo Izzo <[email protected]>

BUG REPORTS

Please report any problems to [email protected] Alternatively, you may send a report to the ESO User Support Department <[email protected]>.

LICENSE

This file is currently part of the FORS Instrument Pipeline Copyright (C) 2002-2010 European Southern Observatory

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