Distributed processing means that certain
recipes, like processes, can or will be executed on specially devoted
The concept of context facilitates access of data
related to specific projects or Surveys.
The methods, performance, and accuracies of both the local (chip-by-chip) and global (all chips and pointings at once) astrometric solutions as performed by the Astro-WISE Information System is explored.
Compressed PostScript version of the IRAF
specific primer by P. Massey. This document is highly IRAF specific,
but gives a good overview of the principles of CCD reductions.
Introductory Material on
Contains a large number of introductions,
tutorials and other miscellaneous information on Python: the development
language of Astro-WISE
Here is an list of all the calibration
requirements for OmegaCAM. These are the detector electronics (5.2),
detectors (5.3), detectors operational (5.4), astrometric (5.5),
photometric (5.6) and the internal calibration (5.7).
Additional Software Manuals
SExtractor software extracts sources from
SWarp software resamples (regrids) and co-adds
Leiden Data Analysis Center (LDAC) Pipeline
Eclipse software library manipulates FITS images.
PyFITS provides an interface to FITS formatted files.