SYNOPSIS

esorex xsh_mdark [OPTIONS] FILE.sof

DESCRIPTION

This recipe creates a master dark frame Input Frames :

  - A set of n RAW frames (Format=RAW, n >=3, Tag = DARK_arm)
  - [UVB,VIS] A master bias frame (Format=PRE, Tag = MASTER_BIAS_arm)
  - [OPTIONAL] A map of non linear bad pixels (Format=QUP, Tag = BP_MAP_NL_arm)
  - [OPTIONAL] A map of reference bad pixels (Format = QUP,RAW, Tag = BP_MAP_RP_arm)

Products :

  - A master dark frame (Format=PRE, PRO.CATG = MASTER_DARK_arm)
    A dark frame, (Format=PRE, PRO.CATG = DARK_arm)

OPTIONS

--keep-temp <str>

If \'no\', temporary files are deleted. (str; default: \'no\'). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.keep-temp [default = no].

--debug-level <str>

Additional xshooter debug level. One of \'none\', \'low\', \'medium\', \'high\' (str; default: \'none\'). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.debug-level [default = none].

--time-stamp <bool>

Add timestamp to product file name. (bool; default: False). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.time-stamp [default = False].

--decode-bp <long>

Integer representation of the bits to be considered bad when decoding the bad pixel mask pixel values. (long; default: 2144337919). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.decode-bp [default = 2144337919].

--pre-overscan-corr <long>

pre-overscan correction.0: no correction1: mean overscan correction2: mean prescan correction3: (mean pre+mean overscan)/2 correction (long; default: 1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.pre-overscan-corr [default = 1].

--stack-method <str>

Method used to build master frame. (str; default: \'median\'). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.stack-method [default = median].

--klow <float>

Kappa used to clip low level values, when method is set to \'mean\' (float; default: 5.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.klow [default = 5.0].

--khigh <float>

Kappa used to clip high level values, when method is set to \'mean\' (float; default: 5.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.khigh [default = 5.0].

--bp-output <bool>

Flag indicating whether the noise bad pixel map is to be computed (bool; default: False). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.bp-output [default = False].

--crh-clip-kappa <float>

Kappa value in sigma clipping during CRH rejection using multiple frames (float; default: -1.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.crh-clip-kappa [default = -1.0].

--crh-clip-niter <long>

Number of iterations in sigma clipping during CRH rejection using multiple frames (long; default: 3). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.crh-clip-niter [default = 3].

--crh-clip-frac <float>

Minimal ratio of points accepted / total in sigma clipping during CRH rejection using multiple frames (float; default: 0.7). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.crh-clip-frac [default = 0.7].

--noise-clip-kappa <float>

Multiple of sigma in sigma clipping (float; default: 9.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.noise-clip-kappa [default = 9.0].

--noise-clip-niter <long>

Number of iterations in sigma clipping (long; default: 5). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.noise-clip-niter [default = 5].

--noise-clip-frac <float>

Minimal fractions of bad pixel allowed (float; default: 0.7). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.noise-clip-frac [default = 0.7].

--noise-clip-diff <float>

Minimum relative change in sigma for sigma clipping (float; default: 0.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.noise-clip-diff [default = 0.0].

--noise-lower-rejection <float>

Lower rejection percentile to flag bad pixels via noise (float; default: 10.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.noise-lower-rejection [default = 10.0].

--noise-higher-rejection <float>

Upper rejection percentile to flag bad pixels via noise (float; default: 10.0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.noise-higher-rejection [default = 10.0].

--ref1_llx <long>

Lower left X of reference region (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ref1_llx [default = -1].

--ref1_lly <long>

Lower left Y of reference region (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ref1_lly [default = -1].

--ref1_urx <long>

Upper right X of reference region (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ref1_urx [default = -1].

--ref1_ury <long>

Upper right Y of reference region (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ref1_ury [default = -1].

--ron_llx <long>

Lower left X of reference region to measure RON (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ron_llx [default = -1].

--ron_lly <long>

Lower left Y of reference region to measure RON (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ron_lly [default = -1].

--ron_urx <long>

Upper right X of reference region to measure RON (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ron_urx [default = -1].

--ron_ury <long>

Upper right Y of reference region to measure RON (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ron_ury [default = -1].

--ron_hsize <long>

Sampling area size (long; default: 4). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ron_hsize [default = 4].

--ron_nsamples <long>

Number of random samples (long; default: 100). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.ron_nsamples [default = 100].

--fpn_llx <long>

Lower left reference area X coordinate for Fixed Pattern Noise computation (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.fpn_llx [default = -1].

--fpn_lly <long>

Lower left reference area Y coordinate for Fixed Pattern Noise computation (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.fpn_lly [default = -1].

--fpn_urx <long>

Upper right reference area X coordinate for Fixed Pattern Noise computation (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.fpn_urx [default = -1].

--fpn_ury <long>

Upper right reference area Y coordinate for Fixed Pattern Noise computation (long; default: -1). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.fpn_ury [default = -1].

--fpn_hsize <long>

Sample size for Fixed Pattern Noise computation (long; default: 2). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.fpn_hsize [default = 2].

--fpn_nsamples <long>

Number of sampling points for Fixed Pattern Noise computation (long; default: 1000). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is xsh.xsh_mdark.fpn_nsamples [default = 1000].

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 xsh_mdark…

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

  • ftp://ftp.eso.org/pub/dfs/pipelines/xshoo/xshoo-pipeline-manual-12.1.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 xshoo pipeline are xsh_cfg_recover(7), xsh_lingain(7), xsh_geom_ifu(7), xsh_wavecal(7), xsh_scired_slit_nod(7), xsh_respon_slit_nod(7), xsh_respon_slit_offset(7), xsh_orderpos(7), xsh_scired_ifu_stare_drl(7), xsh_scired_ifu_stare(7), xsh_flexcomp(7), xsh_scired_ifu_offset_drl(7), xsh_util_physmod(7), xsh_respon_slit_stare(7), xsh_2dmap(7), xsh_mflat(7), xsh_mbias(7), xsh_predict(7), xsh_scired_ifu_offset(7), xsh_scired_slit_stare(7), xsh_scired_slit_offset(7)

VERSION

xsh_mdark 2.5.2

AUTHOR

P.Goldoni, L.Guglielmi, R. Haigron, F. Royer, D. Bramich, A. Modigliani <[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 part of the X-shooter Instrument Pipeline Copyright (C) 2006 European Southern Observatory

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