Pan-STARRS Pixel Processing: Detrending, Warping, Stacking
Waters, C.Z.; Magnier, E.A.; Price, P.A.; Chambers, K.C.; Burgett, W.S.; Draper, P.W.; Flewelling, H.A.; Hodapp, K.W.; Huber, M.E.; Jedicke, R.; Kaiser, N.; Kudritzki, R.-P.; Lupton, R.H.; Metcalfe, N.; Rest, A.; Sweeney, W.E.; Tonry, J.L.; Wainscoat, R.J.; Wood-Vasey, W.M.
Dr Peter Draper firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Computer Programmer
Dr Nigel Metcalfe email@example.com
The Pan-STARRS1 (PS1) Science Consortium has carried out a set of imaging surveys using the 1.4 gigapixel GPC1 camera on the PS1 telescope. As this camera is composed of many individual electronic readouts and covers a very large field of view, great care was taken to ensure that the many instrumental effects were corrected to produce the most uniform detector response possible. We present the image-detrending steps used as part of the processing of the data contained within the public release of Pan-STARRS1 Data Release 1 (DR1). In addition to the single image processing, the methods used to transform the 375,573 individual exposures into a common sky-oriented grid are discussed, as well as those used to produce both the image stack and difference combination products.
Waters, C., Magnier, E., Price, P., Chambers, K., Burgett, W., Draper, P., …Wood-Vasey, W. (2020). Pan-STARRS Pixel Processing: Detrending, Warping, Stacking. Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 251(1), Article 4. https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4365/abb82b
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Acceptance Date||Mar 17, 2020|
|Online Publication Date||Oct 30, 2020|
|Deposit Date||Nov 27, 2020|
|Publicly Available Date||Nov 27, 2020|
|Journal||Astrophysical Journal Supplement|
|Publisher||American Astronomical Society|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
Published Journal Article
© 2020. The American Astronomical Society. All rights reserved.
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