FTOOLS: The VELA 5B Sub-package

The VELA 5B sub-package of FTOOLS contains mission-specific tasks for the VELA 5B mission.

The following VELA 5B 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}.

VELA 5B Tasks

Creates a FITS light curve for an isolated Vela 5B source
Creates a set of FITS source maps of a rectangular region
Creates multiple light curves for sources in confused fields
Lists the Vela 5B raw data files needed for FVELALC
Lists the Vela 5B raw data files needed for FVELMAP


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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