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Additional Calibration Release
December 5 2005
A new release of the XRT Swift calibration data is available for download.
An update of XRT calibration data [tagged as XRT (20051201)] is available for download.
This update is an addition to the calibration data tagged XRT(20051028) and released
with Heasoft 6.0.4 on Nov 28 2005 .
The list of updates in the XRT (20051201) release are available in the release notes at:
The Swift CALDB can be downloaded via the Web or via anonymous ftp, to be installed on
the user's machine or local network, or can be accessed remotely.
*** DOWNLOAD CALDB on the LOCAL MACHINE
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 latest XRT CALDB tar files are available from the CALDB Swift Web page at :
or via anonymous ftp at:
The CALDB installation procedure is available at:
*** REMOTE CALDB ACCESS
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:
and select CALDB under "Choose a mailing list"
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