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ASCA Acronyms & Abreviations


  • AO ....... Announcement of Opportunity
  • ADF ...... Astrophysical Data Facility
  • ASCA ..... Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics
  • ARF ...... Ancillary Response File
  • CCD ...... Charged Coupled Device
  • COR ...... Cut-Off Rigidity
  • CPU ...... Central Processing Unit
  • CTE ...... Charge Transfer Efficiency
  • CTI ...... Charge Transfer Inefficiency
  • DFE ...... Dark Frame Error
  • FITS ..... Flexible Image Transport System
  • FOV ...... Field of View
  • FWHM ..... Full Width at Half Maximum
  • FRF ...... First Reduction File
  • FTP ...... File Transfer Protocol
  • GIS ...... Gas Imaging Spectrometer
  • GOF ...... Guest Observer Facility
  • GTI ...... Good Time Interval
  • HEASARC .. High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center
  • HK ....... Housekeeping
  • HTML ..... Hyper-Text Mark-up language
  • HTTP ..... Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol
  • ISAS ..... Institute of Space and Astronautical Science
  • LHEA ..... Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics
  • mkf ...... mkfilter file
  • MPC ...... Multi Pulse Count
  • OGIP ..... Office of Guest Investigator Programs
  • PHA ...... Pulse Height Analyzer
  • PI ....... Pulse Invariant
  • PSF ...... Point Spread Function
  • PV ....... Performance Verification
  • QDP ...... Quick and Dandy Plotter (previously Quick and Dirty Plotter)
  • RDD ...... Residual Dark Distribution
  • RMF ...... Redistribution Matrix File
  • RTI ...... Rise Time Invariance
  • SAA ...... South Atlantic Anomaly
  • SCC ...... Space Craft Clock
  • SIS ...... Solid-state Imaging Spectrometer
  • TAI ...... International Atomic Time
  • TDB ...... Barycentric Dynamical Time
  • URL ...... Uniform Resource Locator
  • UT ....... Universal Time
  • UTC ...... Coordinated Universal Time
  • WWW ...... World Wide Web
  • XRT ...... X-ray Telescope


This file was last modified on Monday, 13-Sep-1999 15:36:58 EDT
Curator: Michael Arida (SP Sys); arida@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov
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This file was last modified on Monday, 13-Sep-1999 15:36:58 EDT

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