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)
NuSTAR CALDB Update (25 Jul 2014)
The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on July 25, 2014 (CALDB version 20140715). This updates the NuSTAR clock correction file to version 37, valid up to 2014-07-15.
Chandra CALDB 4.6.2 installed at the HEASARC (14 Jul 2014)
CalDB 4.6.2 is now installed and available at the HEASARC. Chandra 4.6.2 was released on July 9, 2014. This release corrects an error in the HRC branch index file which causes the 2012 and 2013 HRC-I BKGRND files to be selected in reversed order, which affects HRC-I-related tools such as hrc_bkgrnd_lookup and fluximage. Note that this release requires CIAO 4.3 or higher...
Suzaku CALDB updated (01 Jul 2014)
The Suzaku CALDB has been updated for the XIS (update version 20140701) ...
NuSTAR CALDB Update (01 Jul 2014)
The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on July 1, 2014 (CALDB version 20140414).
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