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What is the conversion from detector coordinates to sky coordinates?

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For the HRI, the conversion is essentially a rotation by the roll angle. The pipeline software 'flips' the image about the y-axis twice during processing. Note that this definition differs from that of the PSPC. This difference will be a problem only for those who wish to compare an HRI image, in detector coordinates, with a PSPC image in detector coordinates.


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