FTOOLS: The HEAO1 Sub-package

The HEAO1 sub-package of FTOOLS contains mission-specific tasks for the High Energy Astronomy Observatory mission.

The following CGRO tasks were released in the latest distribution of the HEASARC's FTOOLS package. Each task is hyperlinked to the help file distributed with the task. The same information can be obtained while running FTOOLS by typing the command fhelp {taskname}.

If you require further, or more detailed information on the HEAO1 sub-package of FTOOLS, contact


HEAO1 Tasks

Find HEAO1 A2 raw rate files for a given sky position
Extract lightcurve from HEAO1 A2 rate data
Extract scanning profile from HEAO1 A2 DSDISK data


If FTOOLS has been useful in your research, please reference this site (http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/ftools) and use the ASCL reference for HEASoft [ascl:1408.004] or the ASCL reference for the original FTOOLs paper [ascl:9912.002]:

Blackburn, J. K. 1995, in ASP Conf. Ser., Vol. 77, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems IV, ed. R. A. Shaw, H. E. Payne, and J. J. E. Hayes (San Francisco: ASP), 367.

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