Latest CALDB Files for Supported Missions

The table below lists the Missions/Instruments which use the CALDB to distribute calibration information. It includes information about the current valid data files, along with download links. See the CALDB installation page for help installing CALDB data from the HEASARC.

Individual data files and tar file packages are accessible .

To access CALDB data using the caltools software, you need to have the current caldb.config file in your $CALDB/software/tools directory.


Supported Missions/Instruments

Responsible Organization: HEASARC

Mission Instrument Current
GEN (Generic)
GEN (any instrument) June 25, 2020 ascii list tar file(75 kB) Index file summary
ASCA
SIS Jul 11, 2006 ascii list tar file(97 MB) Index file summary
GIS Nov 11, 1999 ascii list tar file(148 MB) Index file summary
XRT Nov 11, 1999 ascii list tar file(3.4 MB) Index file summary
MIS Jan 14, 1994 ascii list tar file(26 KB) Index file summary
BeppoSAX
HPGSPC 1999 ascii list tar file (4.7 MB) Index File Summary
LECS 1999 ascii list tar file (14MB) Index File Summary
MECS 1999 ascii list tar file (61MB) Index File Summary
PDS 1999 ascii list tar file (3.6MB) Index File Summary
WFC 1999 ascii list tar file (0.3MB) Index File Summary
CALET
CGBM March 31, 2022 ascii list tar file (105 KB) Index File Summary
Fermi
GBM May 12, 2009 ascii list tar file (131 MB) Index file summary
LAT October 15, 2018 (v1.0.0) ascii list tar file (17 MB) Index file summary
Halosat
SDD January 29, 2020 ascii list tar file (402 KB) Index File Summary
Hitomi
Gen February 12, 2018 ascii list tar file (671 MB) Index File Summary
HXI November 22, 2016 ascii list tar file (897 MB) Index File Summary
SGD December 7, 2017 ascii list tar file (580 MB) Index File Summary
SXI February 12, 2018 ascii list tar file (707 MB) Index File Summary
SXS February 12, 2018 ascii list tar file (973 MB) Index File Summary
IXPE
GPD October 20, 2022 ascii list tar file (80 MB) Index File Summary
XRT October 21, 2022 ascii list tar file (900 MB) Index File Summary
MAXI
GSC September 16, 2019 ascii list tar file (1200 MB) Index file summary
SSC September 16, 2019 ascii list tar file (3.8 MB) Index file summary
NICER
XTI October 1, 2022 ascii list Tar file (61 MB) Index File Summary
NuSTAR
FPM November 30, 2022 ascii list Tar file (841 MB);
Patch file containg the clock correction file only (8 MB); download to $CALDB and gunzip & untar
Index File Summary
ROSAT
HRI Jan 5, 2000 ascii list Tar File(0.5 MB) Index File Summary
PSPC Jan 5, 2000 ascii list Tar File(68.5 MB) Index File Summary
XRT Jan 5, 2000 ascii list Tar File (0.1 MB) Index File Summary
RXTE
HEXTE Sep 22, 2006 ascii list Tar File(19 MB) Index File Summary
PCA May 15, 2020 ascii list Tar File (79 MB) Index File Summary
Suzaku
HXD Sep 13, 2011 ascii list tar file (353 MB) Index file summary
XIS Oct 10, 2018 ascii list bcf tar file (4500 MB)
cpf tar file (165 MB)
caldb index tar file (0.9 MB)
(download all three tar files and untar in your CALDB)
Index file summary
XRS Feb 10, 2006 ascii list tar file (158 MB) Index file summary
XRT Jun 30, 2011 ascii list tar file (323 MB) Index file summary
Swift
BAT October 16, 2017 ascii list tar file (8.6 MB) Index file summary
SC November 2, 2022 ascii list tar file (1.8 MB) Index file summary
UVOTA November 8, 2021 ascii list tar file (342 MB) Index file summary
XRT August 3, 2022 ascii list tar file (544 MB) Index file summary


Other Supported Missions/Instruments


The Chandra X-ray Observatory

Responsible Organization: CXC

Current Version: 4.10.2 Date of Update at the HEASARC: November 18, 2022

Mission Instrument Current
Chandra Download
ACIS caldbN0463 Release Notes Download Page Index File Summary
Default caldbN0407 Release Notes Download Page Index File Summary
EPHIN caldbN0400 Release Notes Download Page Index File Summary
HRC caldbN0436 Release Notes Download Page Index File Summary
PCAD caldbN0407 Release Notes Download Page Index File Summary
PIMMS caldbN0414 Release Notes Download Page Index File Summary
SIM caldbN0400 Release Notes Download Page Index File Summary


Insight/HXMT

Responsible Organization: IHEP/HXMT

The latest HXMT Caldb release is v. 2.0.6, released on 2022-02-08.


eROSITA

Responsible Organization: MPE

The latest eROSITA Caldb was released on 2021-05-12.


Other Mission-Specific Calibration Information


Questions/Problems should be e-mailed to caldbhelp@bigbang.gsfc.nasa.gov
Page author: Michael F. Corcoran
Last updated: Wednesday, 30-Nov-2022 12:21:09 EST.
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