STSDAS Users Guide

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: - Introduction to IRAF, TABLES, and STSDAS
About STSDAS and TABLES...
How to Get STSDAS and TABLES...
User Support
First Time Setup for Users
CHAPTER 2: - IRAF and the CL
Working with Files
On-Line Help
Using Images
CHAPTER 3: - Data Formats
IRAF Images
Working With Multigroup Images
HST Datasets
World Coordinates
Table Format
CHAPTER 4: - General Utilities
FITS Input/Output in fitsio
STSDAS Tables: the ttools Package
Graphics and Plotting
The toolbox Package
CHAPTER 5: - General Data Analysis Facilities
Image Restoration
Interactive Curve Fitting
Fourier Analysis
The Guide Star Catalog and Plate Solutions
Isophote Fitting
Other STSDAS Packages
CHAPTER 6: - Instrument-Specific Software
The Off-Line Calibration Process
General Calibration Operations
Calibration Data Base
Synthetic Photometry
Faint Object Camera
Wide Field/Planetary Cameras
Faint Object Spectrograph
Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph
High Speed Photometer
CHAPTER 7: - Programming
CL as a Programming Language
The IMFORT Interface
The F77VOS Interface
CHAPTER 8: - Troubleshooting
Basic Problems
Tape Drives
IRAF Networking
Graphics Output: Images, Displays, Printing and Plotting
Files and Directories
Installation and Site Management
APPENDIX A: - CL Crib Sheet
Environment Variables
CL Parameters
I/O Redirection
Directory Specification
History Editing
Background Jobs
Arithmetic and Logical Expressions
Mathematical Functions
CL Language Components and Control Structures
String Functions
Data Types for Declarations
Optional Fields for Data Declarations
APPENDIX B: - Bibliography
IRAF Documentation
STSDAS Documentation
FITS Format
Image Restoration References
References for Statistical Analysis Methods
Synthetic Photometry
APPENDIX C: - Glossary

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