The Calibration and Data Products of Galex

@inproceedings{Morrissey2007TheCA,
  title={The Calibration and Data Products of Galex},
  author={Patrick F. Morrissey and Tim Conrow and Tom A. Barlow and Todd A. Small and Mark Seibert and Ted K. Wyder and Tamas Budavari and S. Arnouts and Peter G. Friedman and K Forster and David C. Martin and Susan G. Neff and David Schiminovich and Luciana C. Bianchi and Jos{\'e} Donas and Timothy M. Heckman and Young-Wook Lee and B F Madore and B. Milliard and R. Michael Rich and Alex S. Szalay and Barry Y. Welsh and Sukyoung Ken Yi},
  year={2007}
}
We describe the calibration status and data products pertaining to the GR2 and GR3 data releases of the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX ). These releases have identical pipeline calibrations that are significantly improved over the GR1 data release.GALEX continues to survey the sky in the far-ultraviolet (FUV, 154 nm) and near-ultraviolet (NUV, 232 nm) bands, providing simultaneous imaging with a pair of photon-counting, microchannel plate, delay line readout detectors. These 1.25 field of… CONTINUE READING

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