Studies towards an understanding of global array pointing for the Cherenkov Telescope Array

  title={Studies towards an understanding of global array pointing for the Cherenkov Telescope Array},
  author={Stefanie Eschbach and A. Ziegler and Christopher van Eldik and J. Veh and David Berge and Markus Gaug},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics},
For the proposed Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), a post-calibration point-source location accuracy of 3 seconds of arc is aimed for under favorable observing conditions and for gamma-ray energies exceeding 100 GeV. In this contribution, results of first studies on the location accuracy are presented. These studies are based on a toy Monte Carlo simulation of a typical CTA-South array layout, taking into account the expected trigger rates of the different CTA telescope types and the gamma-ray… 

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