hw8 - UCF Physics: AST 5765/4762: (Advanced) Astronomical...

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UCF Physics: AST 5765/4762: (Advanced) Astronomical Data Analysis Fall 2009 Homework 8 Due Tuesday 20 October 2009 Work: Become sufficiently familiar with image corrections to: 1. know what calibration data to acquire given the observing objectives and the sky conditions, 2. create calibration frames appropriate to a given dataset, 3. remove dark current, bias, background, and flat-field variations from an object frame. Resources: 1. Appendix C of Howell ( DUE before class Tuesday, 20 October 2009) Hand in: This assignment continues the correction of the data in /home/ast5765/data/hw7 . Be careful to follow the instructions above the questions in HW7. 1. Copy the routines and homework files from the previous homework (including any inclusions of prior assignments) into the directory for this assignment. Correct any errors you may have had, making a comment that says “ # FIXED: ” and giving the date. You may refer to the posted solution, but if you do so you must state what you used from it. The only non-
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2009 for the course AST 4762 taught by Professor Harrington during the Fall '09 term at University of Central Florida.

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hw8 - UCF Physics: AST 5765/4762: (Advanced) Astronomical...

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