Euro3D: A Data Standard for 3D Spectroscopy
Euro3D is an interchange data format for integral field spectroscopy
in which 1-dimensional spectra are obtained at multiple positions over
a 2-dimensional spatial field of view. Each spectrum is stored as a vector
in one row of a binary table, along with other columns containing parameters
describing the spectrum (such as it's location in the 2D field).
More information about the development of this format is available
Euro3D web site.
Novenber 2007 by Markus Kissler-Patig (ESO)
Date and Place of First Usage:
circa 2002, for data from numerous telescopes, including the VLT and GEMINI
Extent of Usage:
has been used for spectral data obtained with a variety of ESO instruments
Comments and/or critiques:
Sample FITS File:
Sample Header Listing:
Last revised: Thursday, 26-Jun-2008 12:46:26 EDT
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