The HEASARC Calibration Database

Caldb manager: Dr. M. F. Corcoran

The HEASARC's calibration database (CALDB) system stores and indexes datasets associated with the calibration of high energy astronomical instrumentation. The system can be accessed by users and software alike to determine which calibration datasets are available, and which should be used for data reduction and analysis. (Read more...)

User Information

Supported Missions: Missions and Instruments which use the HEASARC CALDB

    Find out who's using the CALDB
Remote Access to the HEASARC CALDB
    The easiest way to access calibration data from the HEASARC
CALDB Documentation Library
    CALDB file format definitions, user guides and more. For quick reference, a table listing the CALDB Header Keywords, with brief definitions, is available.
Cross-Calibration Information
    This page contains documents regarding efforts at cross-calibration of X-ray and Gamma-ray instruments.
CALDB Software
    Find out what HEASOFT software interacts with the CALDB.
Installing, Managing or Creating your own CALDB
    Download the HEASARC CALDB and update it, or make your own CALDB
CALDB Personnel
    Who's who at the CALDB (and who was who)
Need Help? CALDB Mirror
Latest News

  • Chandra CALDB 4.6.5 installed at the HEASARC (16 Dec 2014)
    CalDB 4.6.5 is now installed and available at the HEASARC. Chandra 4.6.5 was released on December 16, 2014. Note that this release requires CIAO 4.3 or higher...
  • Swift CALDB Data updated (12 Nov 2014)
    The Swift Caldb has been updated for the SC (update version 20141107)...
  • NuSTAR CALDB Update (07 Nov 2014)
    The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on November 7, 2014 (CALDB version 20141107). This updates the NuSTAR clock correction file to version 42, valid up to 2014-11-07.
  • NuSTAR CALDB Update (20 Oct 2014)
    The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on October 20, 2014 (CALDB version 20141020). This updates the NuSTAR clock correction file to version 41, valid up to 2014-10-20.
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    Page author: Michael F. Corcoran
    Last updated: Thursday, 04-Nov-2010 12:33:01 EDT.

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