The HEASARC Calibration Database

Caldb manager: Dr. M. F. Corcoran

The HEASARC's calibration database (CALDB) system stores and indexes datasets associated with the calibration of high energy astronomical instrumentation. The system can be accessed by users and software alike to determine which calibration datasets are available, and which should be used for data reduction and analysis. (Read more...)

User Information

Supported Missions: Missions and Instruments which use the HEASARC CALDB

    Find out who's using the CALDB
Remote Access to the HEASARC CALDB
    The easiest way to access calibration data from the HEASARC
CALDB Documentation Library
    CALDB file format definitions, user guides and more. For quick reference, a table listing the CALDB Header Keywords, with brief definitions, is available.
Cross-Calibration Information
    This page contains documents regarding efforts at cross-calibration of X-ray and Gamma-ray instruments.
CALDB Software
    Find out what HEASOFT software interacts with the CALDB.
Installing, Managing or Creating your own CALDB
    Download the HEASARC CALDB and update it, or make your own CALDB
CALDB Personnel
    Who's who at the CALDB (and who was who)
Need Help? CALDB Mirror
Latest News

  • Swift CALDB Data updated (08 Jan 2020)
    The Swift SC clock correction file has been updated (CALDB update version 20200106).
  • NuSTAR CALDB Update (19 Dec 2019)
    The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on December 19, 2019 (CALDB version 20191219). This is a patch release for update 20191213.
  • Chandra CALDB 4.9.0 installed at the HEASARC (17 Dec 2019)
    The Chandra CalDB 4.9.0 is now installed and available at the HEASARC. Chandra 4.9.0 was released by the CXC on December 17, 2019...
  • NuSTAR CALDB Update (16 Dec 2019)
    The NuSTAR CALibration DataBase was updated on December 16, 2019 (CALDB version 20191213). This updates the NuSTAR bad pixel and gain files for FPMA and FPMB.
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    Page author: Michael F. Corcoran
    Last updated: Thursday, 04-Nov-2010 12:33:01 EDT.

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