PypeIt: The Python Spectroscopic Data Reduction Pipeline
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PypeIt: The Python Spectroscopic Data Reduction Pipeline

  • Author(s): Prochaska, J Xavier
  • Hennawi, Joseph F
  • Westfall, Kyle B
  • Cooke, Ryan J
  • Wang, Feige
  • Hsyu, Tiffany
  • Davies, Frederick B
  • Farina, Emanuele Paolo
  • et al.
Abstract

PypeIt is a Python package for semi-automated reduction of astronomical, spectroscopic data. Its algorithms build on decades-long development of previous data reduction pipelines by the developers (Bernstein, Burles, & Prochaska, 2015; Bochanski et al., 2009). The reduction procedure -- including a complete list of the input parameters and available functionality -- is provided as online documentation hosted by Read the Docs, which is regularly updated. (https://pypeit.readthedocs.io/en/latest/). Release v1.0.3 serves the following spectrographs: Gemini/GNIRS, Gemini/GMOS, Gemini/FLAMINGOS 2, Lick/Kast, Magellan/MagE, Magellan/Fire, MDM/OSMOS, Keck/DEIMOS (600ZD, 830G, 1200G), Keck/LRIS, Keck/MOSFIRE (J and Y gratings tested), Keck/NIRES, Keck/NIRSPEC (low-dispersion), LBT/Luci-I, Luci-II, LBT/MODS (beta), NOT/ALFOSC (grism4), VLT/X-Shooter (VIS, NIR), VLT/FORS2 (300I, 300V), WHT/ISIS.

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