Utility Programs

These utility and data reduction programs installed on the CSO computers may be helpful for observers. Please let us know if you think something should be added.

command What does it do? remarks More info
Data reduction
gildas Grenoble data reduction package http://iram.fr/IRAMFR/GILDAS
astro observation planning
class spectroscopic data reduction
greg graphics
atm Juan Pardo's atmospheric transmission model http://cab.inta-csic.es/users/jrpardo/atm.html
ds9 SAOimage ds9 http://hea-www.harvard.edu/RD/ds9
idl IDL http://www.exelisvis.com/ProductsServices/IDL.aspx
pgplot graphics library http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~tjp/pgplot
wip graphics http://bima.astro.umd.edu/wip
orrery Orrery
planets Sub-millimeter flux densities for planets and beam efficiencies
fits utilities
Sharc utilities
boxsccan design box scans
FTS and holography
ftsana Analyze FTS data
ftsmap Holography maps from FTS data
ftssurf Holography analysis
Old packages, no longer installed
These could be reinstalled if sufficient interest
xclass class variant http://www.astro.uni-koeln.de/projects/schilke/XCLASS
fv Fits viewer http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/ftools/fv.html
sm Super Mongo; graphics http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~rhl/sm
uap Todd Hunter's Unified Astronomical Package. Includes:
atplot Erich Grossman's atmospheric transmission model for Mauna Kea
atp3 atplot variant
coord Coordinate converter
dsb atplot with calibration corrections for both signal and image sidebands
go2000 Coordinate converter
highz Calculates the redshifted line frequencies
linecat Lists molecular lines in a given frequency range, with contributions from both the JPL catalog and the Lovas catalog
planck Fit a grey body SED