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Swift UVOT Calibration Documents

Description of the UVOT calibration file formats     Version 1.9 2011-11-10

Documents describing the latest UVOT CALDB
Document ID Title Description
Sensitivity variation UVOT sensitivity loss Give for each filter the correction for the gradual sensitivity decline. Released CALDB 20130118.
AB zero point AB magnitude system In orbit AB zero point and AB counts to flux conversion for the 7 lenticular UVOT filters.Released CALDB 20101130.
Color Correction Color Correrction (first release April 6 2006) Describe the UVOT-Johnson UBV Colour correction and how they are derived.Updated with UVOT CALDB 20070522.
GRISM Clocking Grism Clocking Describe the default positions of the grism clocking. Released with UVOT CALDB 20051118
Count rate to Flux ratio Count rate to Flux ratio Provide the in-orbit count-rate flux for 6 UVOT filters. Released with UVOT CALDB 20101130
Effective Area Effective Area Provide the in-orbit effective area curves for 7 UVOT filters Released with UVOT CALDB 20101130
Filter Transmission Filter Transmission Provide the in-orbit filter transmission for 6 UVOT filters Released with UVOT CALDB 20070522
Galactic Diffuse light Galactic Diffuse light Provide the in-orbit galactic diffuse light for 7 UVOT filters Released with UVOT CALDB 20101130
Large Scale Sensitivity Large Scale Sensitivity Provide the large scale sensitivity variation for 6 UVOT filters Released with UVOT CALDB 20090630
Point Spread function Point Spread function Describe the Point Spread function for 6 UVOT filters. Released with UVOT CALDB 20090930
Quick mag Quick Mag Provide the in-orbit quickmag results for 7 UVOT filters. Released with UVOT CALDB 20101130
Zero point Zero point (updated April 6 2006) Provide the in-orbit zero point and its error for 7 UVOT filters. Released with UVOT CALDB 20070522
Zodiacal Zodiacal light Provide the in-orbit zodiacal light for 7 UVOT filters. Released with UVOT CALDB 20070522
Dark frame Dark frame Provide the dark current for the UVOT. Released with UVOT CALDB 20051118
Bad pixels Bad pixels (Gen 2010) Provide the bad pixels list.
Coincidence Loss Coincidence Loss (update on 7 Sep 2007) Describe empirical correction to theoretical relation for coincidence loss .
Teldef Teldef (added with CALDB 20090930) Description of the UVOT boresight.



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