Usage of goldsmithTaperFactor

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Converts a taper in dB to the constant X in the formula FWHM=X*lambda/D for a Gaussian illumination pattern using equation 67 from Goldsmith (2002) single dish summer school lecture. We assume that taper_dB comes in as a positive value. See also effectiveTaper and baarsTaperFactor.




CASA <7>: au.goldsmithTaperFactor(12)
  Out[7]: 1.1819999999999999
-- ToddHunter - 2013-07-12

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