Calibration :New update of the XRT calibration files (XRT 20060427). The tar file is available at:
This release replaces the version XRT 20060424 released on April 24 2006.
April 26, 2006
A new release of the Swift software and calibration data is available for download.
The Swift software (version 2.4) has been released as part of the HEAsoft version 6.0.5 and can be downloaded from:
The software is released with updates of the calibration data for the XRT (20060424) and the Swift common calibration files [MIS(20060421)]. The calibration data for the BAT and UVOT are the version BAT(20051103) and UVOT(20051118) updated with last software release.
The list of updates are available in the release notes at:
There is one tar file for each instrument (BAT, XRT and UVOT) and one for miscellaneous common Swift calibration files (MIS). The contents of the latter (MIS) have been already included in the CALDB tar files for each instrument, therefore is not necessary to download the MIS tar file separately.
The CALDB tar files are available from the CALDB Swift Web page at :
ftp://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/caldb/data/swift/bat/goodfiles_swift_bat.tar.ZThe CALDB installation procedure is available at:
It is also possible to access the CALDB remotely without the need to download and install locally this database. The instructions to set up the remote CALDB access are available from:
Please report any problems with the installation procedure to:
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