FTOOLS: The CGRO Sub-package


The CGRO sub-package of FTOOLS contains mission-specific tasks for the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory mission.

The following CGRO tasks were released in the latest distribution of the HEASARC's FTOOLS package. Each task is hyperlinked to the help file distributed with the task. The same information can be obtained while running FTOOLS by typing the command fhelp {taskname}.

If you require further, or more detailed information on the GRO sub-package of FTOOLS, contact

ftoolshelp@athena.gsfc.nasa.gov


CGRO Tasks

bcmppha
Converts BATSE PHA files to a format readable by XSPEC
bod2pha
Makes XSPEC PHA file from BATSE occultation data
bod2rmf
Makes XSPEC RMF file for BATSE occultation data
bodgetvp
Gets viewing period info from BATSE occultation data
eaddmap
Add or subtract two EGRET maps
econvpha
Converts EGRET .spec files to XSPEC .pha files
econvrmf
Converts EGRET .resp files to XSPEC .rmf files
emapgen
Converts a photon list (qvp file) to a counts map
fbbft2pha
Converts BATSE BFITS file to spectral PHA file
fbdrm2rmf
Converts BATSE DRM file to RMF format
fesdb2rdf
Reads i/p QVP and EXP (optional) data files and writes an o/p FITS data file in OGIP standard format
fevpbtoa
Converts Fits formatted Comptel EVP data to an ASCII file

FTOOLS HELP DESK

If FTOOLS has been useful in your research, please reference this website (http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/ftools/) and the following:

Blackburn, J. K. 1995, in ASP Conf. Ser., Vol. 77, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IV, ed. R. A. Shaw, H. E. Payne, and J. J. E. Hayes (San Francisco: ASP), 367.

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