Some useful programs:

  • SAO Image DS9

  • JSky Calc



  • RHO-specific
    - RHO JSkyCalc location file (?)
    - JSkyCalc RHO Reference star file
  • FOV DS9 Template

  • - FATBOY reduction pipeline

    For Weather Resources, See Weather Page.


    Manuals and Spec Sheets for Instruments and Tools at RHO:

    Overview of the SBIG ST-8XME CCD Camera : http://www.sbig.com/images/documents/products/ST8XME_overview_7.8.11.pdf 
    and a spec sheet: http://www.sbig.com/images/documents/products/ST8XME_specs_7.8.11.pdf

    SBIG also has a general information sheet about CCDs: http://www.sbig.com/images/documents/products/AboutCCD_7.18.11.pdf

    The spec sheet for the CCD (a Kodak KAF-1603ME) can be found here:  http://www.qsimaging.com/docs/KAF-1603MELongSpec.pdf

    The filter wheel information is available here: http://www.sbig.com/CFW10-Filter-Wheel.html

    The manual for using the camera can be found here: http://www.optcorp.com/pdf/SBIG/USBCameraManual.pdf

    Maxim-DL Manual (imaging software we use with the camera) is available here: http://www.cyanogen.com/help/maximdl/MaxIm-DL.htm.