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
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.
This page contains documents regarding efforts at cross-calibration of
X-ray and Gamma-ray instruments.
Find out what HEASOFT software interacts with the CALDB.
Creating your own CALDB
Download the HEASARC CALDB and update it, or make your own CALDB
Who's who at the CALDB (and who was who)
Swift CALDB updated (01 Feb 2017)
The Swift Caldb has been updated for the UVOTA (update version 20170130)...
NuSTAR CALDB Update (23 Jan 2017)
The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on December 8, 2016 (CALDB version 20170120). This updates the NuSTAR clock correction file to version 68, valid through 2017-01-20.
Hitomi CALDB Data Updated (13 Jan 2017)
The Hitomi CALDB released to the HEASARC on December 22, 2016 was incomplete. The complete Hitomi CALDB has been re-released. This release includes data for the HXI (version 20161122), General Mission (Gen) data (version 20161122), the SXI (version 20161122) and the SXS (version 20161122)
Swift CALDB Data updated (11 Jan 2017)
A new Swift clock correction file has been added to the Swift SC Caldb (CALDB update version 20170110)
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