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HelpDeskReleaseNotes
Steps for complete for new cycle on ALMA hd (admin) 1 create new observing departments 1 update prefix and suffix for auto ticket generation (https://help.a...
9Oct19Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2019 10 9 10:00 am EDT or 14:00 UT (Wednesday (Thursday i...
AlmaNorthAmericanScienceAdvisoryCommittee
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Please refer to the Nov 2013 ANASAC Terms of Reference for the rules of ANASAC procedure. Contents: ANASAC Member...
27Jun19Agenda
ANASAC telecon tomorrow (Thursday 27 June) at 11 AM Central Daylight Time. The call in info is USA Number: 866 692 3582 Passcode: 5862937 # Main.AlWootten ...
27Jun19Minutes
notes from telecon June 27 to discuss preparation of IVC report present: Giles, Jin, Dan, Shih Ping, Kate, Chris, Rachel, Tony R., Al, Phil Jin Koda will be there...
NAASC
North American ALMA Science Center Wiki This externally viewable NAASC wiki has been deprecated. CURRENT NAASC Administrative and Management Content is now locat...
HowToRunThePipeline
How to run the ALMA pipeline in Charlottesville Documentation * See Pipeline Staff Guide (Item 4.4 of the ALMA Staff Manual). * Old instructions (may still...
FrontEndSoftwareDocuments
FrontEndSoftwareDocuments Software Bugs: on NRAO JIRA on ALMA JIRA Applications NAME PROCEDURE/MANUAL ANALYZE/PLOT NOTES FRONT END CONTROL, SIGNAL S...
AnasacF2f2019
*2019 ANASAC Face to Face Meeting * Goals The goals and initiative of this meeting will be: * To offer better preparation to the ANASAC for the ASAC * Give...
AlmaSac
Table of Contents This is a space for collaborative ASAC discussion. Membership * List of Members * Terms of Reference ALMA Science Advisory Committee ...
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Statistics for ALMA Web Month: Topic views: Topic saves: File uploads: Most popular topic views: Top contributors for topic save and uploads: ...
20Feb19Minutes
ANASAC telecon: 2019 Feb 20 Present: Jin Koda, Shih Ping Lai, Giles Novak, Rachel Osten, Kate Su, Stephen White, Chris Wilson; Phil Jewell, Crystal Brogan, Al Woo...
20Feb19Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2019 2 20 12:00 pm EST or 17:00 UT ((Thursday in Taipei))...
Oct18Minutes
Minutes were not received. Main.AlWootten 2019 01 23
Cycle2DataReduction
Manual Calibration This wiki will help you with a manual calibration assignment. Please let the DRM know if you foresee difficulties in completing your assignment...
LustreAndCluster
The NAASC Cluster and Lustre filesystems etiquette and helpful hints Lustre Access For access to the Lustre filesystem, please submit a helpdesk ticket to hel...
FlattenMask
flattenMask Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes a multi channel CASA image mask and propagates all pixels to a new single plane image mask...
18Oct18Agenda
Agenda Thursday October 18 08:30 Closed session 09:00 Director's report (45 min, Corder) 09:45 Observatory Scientist report (15 min, Carpenter) ALMA Science ...
Jun18Agenda
Main.AlWootten 2018 10 04
Oct18Agenda
AAS Special ALMA Session Abstract Deadline 10 October Cycle 6 began without a hitch, and with all 66 antennas (briefly)! For 4 October telecon ONLY please use: di...
ALMAArchiveRegressionTests
Suggested regression tests for ALMA archive Download tests 1) Cycle 0 (multiple tar files, including calibrated ms) 2) Cycle 2 (product tar file, plus ASDMs) 3) ...
PolarizationReductionTips
ALMA Polarization data Resources CASAGuide: https://casaguides.nrao.edu/index.php/3C286_Band6Pol_Calibration_for_CASA_4.3 Hiroshi's polarization calibration guid...
AnasacF2f2018
Date Time: Monday, 14 May 2018 (08:30 17:45 MDT) Socorro Aud Hub: 192.33.117.12##8109 Logistical Information: * Local Contact Lori Appel (lappel #64;nrao...
Apr18Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2018 4 24 1:00 pm EDT or 17:00 UT (Tuesday (Wednesday in ...
AnasacF2f2017
Date Time: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 (09:00 17:45) CV Aud Hub: 192.33.117.12##6518, Audio 434 817 6279 Logistical Information: * Local Contact Katelyn Sevin...
Feb18Minutes
ANASAC minutes: 2018 Feb 13 telecon Present: Jin Koda, Kate Su, Chris DePree, Rachel Osten, Chris Wilson, Giles Novak, Dan Marrone, Stephen White, Al Wootten, Ph...
Feb18Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2018 2 13 1:00 pm EST or 18:00 UT (Tuesday (Wednesday in ...
GetMeanPosition
getMeanPosition Computes the mean RA and mean Dec of a list of RA/Dec coordinates Usage: au. getMeanPosition(radecs): Inputs: * radecs: a list or comma d...
MeanPosition
meanPosition Computes the mean RA/Dec from two sexagesimal RA/Dec values. Usage: tt.meanPosition(radec0, radec1, prec=3):
HelpdeskWG
Helpdesk Working Group Contents: Monthly meetings * Skype calls are how we host our meetings. Please view the Agenda/Minutes to find Skype usernames. * Fal...
12Sep17Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2017 9 12 4:00 pm EDT or 20:00 UT (Tuesday (Wednesday in ...
12Sep17Minutes
ANASAC minutes from Sep 12 telecon ALMA STATUS Al reported on the current status of the array. It is currently in a C43 8ish configuration with baselines up to 8....
Cycle1and2ImagingReduction
Imaging Cycle 1 4 data using pipeline products NOTIFICATIONS: READ THIS FIRST * If you are familiar with the process, you could use this condensed 'checklis...
18Jul17Minutes
Dear All, Please find attached notes from this week’s meeting courtesy of James (with some light editing from me). Notice in particular the action items at the to...
18Jul17Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2017 7 18 4:00 pm EDT or 20:00 UT (Tuesday (Wednesday in ...
SolarSingleDish
The Calibration/Imaging Packaging of Solar Total Power Array (Single Dish) data (Cycle4) Tentative Cautions 1 We do not use “scriptForPI.py” for Total Pow...
ModifyIntents
modifyIntents Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function replaces all appearances of a string in the OBS_MODE column of the STATE table with a di...
1Mar17Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2017 3 1 3:00 pm EST or 20:00 UT (Wednesday (Thursday in ...
1Mar17Minutes
Minutes from 1 March telecon Present: Karin Öberg, Chris Wilson, Stephen White, Al Wootten, Phil Jewell 1. The prioritization of alma receiver upgrades was briefl...
SearchFlux
Usage for searchFlux Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Searches the ALMA online calibrator catalog at JAO for a specific source name. It returns the r...
10Jan17Minutes
ANASAC Jan 11, 2017 telecon minutes Present: Al Wootten, Phil Jewel, Karin Öberg, Christina Wilson, Stephen White, Rachel Friesen 1. Al reported on work on ALMA r...
10Jan17Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2017 1 11 1:00 pm EST or 18:00 UT (Wednesrday (Thursday i...
GetChanWidths
getChanWidths Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns an array of channel widths (in Hz) for the specified msmd instance (or measurement set) an...
7Oct16Minutes
Note new phone numbers for telecons! Al's notes: NAASC Cycle 4 proposal outcomes discussed in document on the portal Cycle 3 concluded 30Sept; Cyc...
Oct16Minutes
Main.AlWootten 2016 12 29
NAASCTravelChileFAQ
* This is the OLD Travel to Chile FAQ page and is now deprecated. The NEW version of the Travel to Chile information is located at: https://staff.nrao.edu/wiki/bi...
ConvolveTwoEllipses
convolveTwoEllipses Return to directory of Todd's tools Reads the beamsize from an image, convolves it with an auto generated image of a 2D Gaussian of the sp...
ModifyPPR
Usage for modifyPPR Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Return to pipeline instructions This function reads an existing pipeline processing request xml ...
7Oct16Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2016 10 07 2:00 pm EDT or 18:00 UT (Friday (Saturday in T...
Qa0flags
qa0flags Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Summarizes the QA0 flags in a measurement set. The list of flagging conditions is tabulated by Rachel. S...
SensitivityAdjustment
sensitivityAdjustment Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Implements the equation in the 13/Jul/2016 comment in CAS 8534, which determines how much ...
EstimateSynthesizedBeamForConfig
estimateSynthesizedBeamForConfig Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads an antenna configuration file (by default from the directory: os...
EstimateSynthesizedBeamFromASDM
estimateSynthesizedBeamFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Estimates the synthesized beam FWHM from the max baseline length and representat...
EstimateSynthesizedBeam
estimateSynthesizedBeam Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Estimates the synthesized beam from the max baseline length and representative frequen...
9Aug16Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2016 8 09 2:00 pm EDT or 18:00 UT (Tuesday (Wednesday in ...
9Aug16Minutes
Aug 9, 2016 Minutes Present: Karin Oberg, Alberto Bolatto, Al Wootten, Phil Jewell, Loren Anderson, Douglas Scott, Apologies: Dan Marrone, Rachel Osten,...
RestFrequenciesASDM
restFrequenciesASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the rest frequencies for the science target spws in an ASDM and returns a dictionary, ...
Transitions
transitions Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary of the line transition names for each science spw of the specified measurem...
RestFrequencies
restFrequencies Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary of rest frequencies (in Hz) for specified spw(s) (and source). See also r...
Transition
transition Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the list of spectral line transitions for the specified spw and source from a measurement set...
RestFrequency
restFrequency Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the list of rest frequencies for specified spw and source. It also prints the correspondi...
AntennaEfficiency
antennaEfficiency Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes antenna aperture efficiency equation from the ALMA technical handbook (Cycle 2 page 114, ...
SurmiseEffectiveResolution
surmiseEffectiveResolution Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Determines the effective resolution of a channel in an ALMA spw. This function was d...
FixBandwidthsInMOUS
fixBandwidthsInMOUS Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Corrects the effective bandwidth and resolution of the science spws in an ASDM, by using...
GetScienceSpws
getScienceSpws Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Return a list of spws with the specified intent. For ALMA data, it ignores channel averaged ...
GetScienceSpwsInSameBaseband
getScienceSpwsInSameBaseband Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets a list of science spws that have the same baseband as the one specified. ...
ImageStdPerChannel
imageStdPerChannel Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the axes parameter of imstat to compute the statistics of each plane of a CASA cube over a s...
StefanBoltzmannLuminosity
stefanBoltzmannLuminosity Return to directory of Todd's tools Computes the Stefan Boltzmann formula for luminosity. Usage: au.stefanBoltzmannLuminosity(radius, d...
NAASCOrientationPolicies
Main.LyndeleVonSchill 2011 01 10 NAASC Orientation Welcome to the NAASC. This page is intended to help you find the resources that you need in order to get settl...
EstimateMRSForConfig
estimateMRSForConfig Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads an antenna configuration file (by default from the directory: os.getenv('CAS...
AnasacF2f2016
Tuesday May 17 Agenda: * 09.00 – 09.15 Welcome charges – Phil Jewell ANASAC_f2f_17May2016_charges.pdf * 09.15 – 09.45 NAASC Status Phil Jewell, Tony ...
Cycle1and2Imaging_Checklist
1 The DA will tell you when your data is ready through a comment on the SCOPS data reduction ticket of the project 1 Have look at the project in the OT (from t...
ParseImfitShape
parseImfitShape Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions ...
Imfitparse
Usage of imfitparse Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function accepts a dictionary result from imfit is passed in via the 'imfitdict' argument, ...
ShiftChannelSelection
shiftChannelSelection Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes a channel selection string and shifts it by the number of specified channels. S...
InvertChannelRanges
invertChannelRanges Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Return to directory of Todd's tools Inverts a CASA channel selection string, for example, turnin...
CountChannels
countChannels Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Counts the number of channels in a CASA channel selection string. If multiple spws, then retur...
NonzeroPixels
nonzeroPixels Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Counts the number of pixels with non zero values. Should not be run on a large cube! Will run...
Configs
configs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions List the configurations in the data/alma/simmos directory. On a Mac, this is typically /Applications/CA...
FitLapseRateAndScaleHeightASDM
fitLapseRateAndScaleHeightASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads an ALMA O2 sounder dataset (text file) and fits for temperature lapse rate ...
O2sounder
o2sounder Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions ...
Listobsasdm
listobsasdm Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Prints a summary of the scans, fields and spws, similar to listobs for a measurement set. Calls...
Listscans
Usage for listscans Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function reads an ASDM and prints the summary of each scan (time range, source, and intents...
GetALMAFluxcsv
getALMAFluxcsv Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads a flux.csv file generated by the pipeline's hifa_import task. runs getALMAFlux for each field...
CombineUncertainties
combineUncertainties Return to directory of Todd's tools Computes the expected new uncertainty after combining datasets with specified uncertainties. Usage: tt.c...
PropagateMaskToAllChannels
propagateMaskToAllChannels Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes a spectral mask array, and propagates every masked spatial pixel to all spe...
MaskChannel
maskChannel Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Mask a channel or range of channels in a CASA image cube. If it is a mask created by tclean, the ef...
GetOUS
Usage for getOUS Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function will find the OUS that an ASDM is associated with by reading the ExecBlock.xml table....
TopoToLSRK
topoToLSRK Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the CASA measures tool to convert a topocentric frequency and observing date/direction to th...
RestToLSRK
restToLSRK Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the CASA measures tool to convert a rest frequency, LSRK velocity, and observing date/direction ...
TopoToRest
topoToRest Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the CASA measures tool to convert a topocentric frequency, LSRK velocity, and observing date/dir...
RestToTopo
restToTopo Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the CASA measures tool to convert a rest frequency, LSRK velocity, and observing date/direction ...
DateFromDoy
dateFromDoy Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Build a date string from the year and day of year. See also doyFromDate and yearFraction. Usage: a...
DoyFromDate
doyFromDate Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the day number for a specified date time string. See also yearFraction and dateFromDoy. Usage...
28Apr16Minutes
The ANASAC agenda has been set, and includes a time slot to discuss the new gender bias study. Presentations will be made available in early May to the ANASAC mem...
28Apr16Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2016 4 28 5:00 pm EDT or 21:00 UT (Thursday (Friday in Ta...
Outermosaic
outermosaic Return to directory of Todd's tools Computes the edge of a mosaic pointing pattern. It supports both the old style (Cycle 0 3) and new style (Cycle...
GetFrequenciesFromASDM
getFrequenciesFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets a list of the frequencies of each spw in the ASDM. Extraneous WVR spws are skip...
PickCellSize
pickCellSize Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the image cell size (in arcsec), and optionally the imsize (rounding up using cleanhelper.cl...
ScaleWeightSpectrum
scaleWeightSpectrum Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Scale the data weight spectrum column by a user supplied factor (or square or square r...
Scaleweights
Usage for scaleweights Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function will scale all of the data weights in a specified ms. See also resetweights, c...
MosaicOverlapFactor
mosaicOverlapFactor Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the maximum sensitivity increase factor for an ALMA mosaic. It is similar to mo...
MosaicSensitivity
mosaicSensitivity Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the sensitivity at the center of a hexagonal mosaic relative to a single pointing...
AngularSeparationOfTwoFields
angularSeparationOfTwoFields Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the angular separation (in degrees) between 2 specified fields in a me...
12Apr16Agenda
Go to post: Announcements to ALMA Science Operations Staff (JAO ARCs) » A Change in the ALMA Configuration Near the End of Cycle 3 Main.AlWootten 2016 04 01...
CalPhase
Phase Calibration Last Update: Main.JeffMangum 23 Mar 2016 Specification * __Corrected Visibility Phase Fluctuations: 28.5 deg at 475 GHz (worse atmosph...
MakemaskForNewLine
makemaskForNewLine Opens a dirty .residual image, reads its frequency info and writes it to a template .mask image for eventual use as a tclean mask. N...
ChannelSelectionRangesToIndexArray
channelSelectionRangesToIndexArray Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert a channel selection range string to integer array of channels. See a...
ImageAreaAbovePB
imageAreaAbovePB Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes an image and computes the area (in sq. arcsec) above the specified level. Usage: au.ima...
MeanObliquity
meanObliquity Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the mean obliquity in radians for the specified date/time. Explanatory supplement to a...
Analyzemscal
analyzemscal Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function generates the Cycle 0 QA2 plots for a pipeline reduction (along with other useful plots a...
Analyzemsimage
analyzemsimage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Accepts a list of pipeline produced images and a list of corresponding manually produced ...
GetTelescopeNameFromCaltable
getTelescopeNameFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions See also getAntennaStationsFromCaltable, getAntennaNamesFromCaltable, getMeasurementSet...
GetAntennaStationsFromCaltable
getAntennaStationsFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the list of antenna stations from a caltable. See also getAntennaNamesFromCalt...
GetAntennaNamesFromCaltable
getAntennaNamesFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the antenna names from the specified caltable. See also getAntennaStationsF...
NAASCTVAlmaNews
UNDER CONSTRUCTION * ALMA Images: ALMAImageCollage.tiff * ALMA Images:
ICRSToJ2000
ICRSToJ2000 Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a direction from ICRS to J2000 using the CASA measures tool and computes the angular separation...
GetSpwsFromCaltable
getSpwsFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the unique list of spw IDs for which solutions exist in the specified caltable. ...
ImageHistogram
imageHistogram Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plot a histogram of pixels of a CASA 2D image. Usage: au.imageHistogram(img, region='', applymask=F...
J2000ToICRS
J2000ToICRS Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a direction from J2000 to ICRS using the CASA measures tool and computes the angular separation...
GetFitsBeam
getFitsBeam Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Extract the beam and pixel scale information from a FITS image (or CASA image) from the BMAJ, BMIN, BPA ...
GetObservationMJDSecRangeFromASDM
getObservationMJDSecRangeFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns 2 floating point values in MJD seconds. See also getObservationMJDSec...
GetObservationMJDSecRange
getObservationMJDSecRange Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns 2 floating point values in MJD seconds. See also getObservationMJDSecRangeFro...
GetSourceNameFromPipelineImageName
getSourceNameFromPipelineImageName Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Parses the source name from a pipeline image name. Usage: import analyzemsimage ...
WindowFunction
windowFunction Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Print the FWHM and Effective sensitivity bandwidth of each of the ALMA correlator window functi...
OnlineChannelAveraging
onlineChannelAveraging Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions For ALMA Cycle 3 (and onward) data, determines the channel averaging factor from the ...
GetMemorySize
getMemorySize Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the total memory on the current machine. Example: CASA : au.getMemorySize() Out 11 : 676423843...
RadecToEcliptic
radecToEcliptic Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the CASA measures tool to convert from equatorial to ecliptic coords. Usage: au.radecToEclipti...
ReceiverTrxSpec
receiverTrxSpec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the specification for receiver temperature for the specified ALMA band. Usage: au.receiverT...
YearFraction
yearFraction Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the fractional year for a specified date string. See also doyFromDate. Usage: au.yearFraction(da...
ApplyProperMotion
applyProperMotion Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the proper motion for a source (using properMotion), then subtracts it from the phase ce...
RemoveScanFromCaltable
removeScanFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Removes a specified scan number from a caltable, e.g. a Tsys table, which was necessary for P...
RemoveAntennaFromCaltable
removeAntennaFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Removes all rows in a caltable that correspond to a specific antenna. Does not to...
11Feb16Minutes
ANASAC Telecon (02/10/16) Present: Rachel Osten, Karin Oberg, Dominic Reichers, Shih Ping Lai, Alberto Bolatto, Tony Remijan, Phil Jewell, Al Wootten, D...
SnrToPhaseRmsDegrees
snrToPhaseRmsDegrees Implements the formulas in the Synthesis Imaging textbook (Volume 1) that convert from S/N to rms phase: 7 51 (for snr 1.837). Usage: au.sn...
GetMJDSecFromCaltable
getMJDSecFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the mean time of the solutions in a caltable. Usage: au.getMJDSecFromCaltable(caltable)...
TsysAverage
tsysAverage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This program plots the average Tsys per spw in a caltable Usage: es.tsysAverage(self, caltable, qa2_out...
GetSpwMeanFreqFromCaltable
getSpwMeanFreqFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the mean frequency (in GHz) of the specified spw in a caltable. See also getSp...
RepresentativeSpw
representativeSpw Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the science spw that contains the representative frequency of the measurement set. If mul...
FindNearestField
findNearestField Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Finds the field in a list that is nearest to the specified average position. See also findNearestFi...
ImageImstat
imageImstat Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs imstat on an image and reports back the value of a keyword. See also imageImstats to operate on a l...
ImagePEAKs
imagePeaks Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs imagePeak on a list of images. Usage: au.imagePeaks(images, pixelRadius=None, returnPosition=None, ...
GetPadHeight
getPadHeight Reads the XYZ geocentric coordinates for the specified pad and computes the Pythagorean distance from the center of the Earth. Usage: au.getPad...
Imheadlist
imheadlist Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Emulates CASA's imhead(mode='list'), but runs faster for large cubes because it does not read the binary ...
AngularSeparationOfFieldsFromSource
angularSeparationOfFieldsFromSource Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the angular separation of all fields associated with a source ID, ...
Analyzecontsub
analyzecontsub Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Examples: https://safe.nrao.edu/alma/PipelineTestResults/analyzecontsub Main.ToddHunter 2016...
GetBaselineLengthForStations
getBaselineLengthForStations Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the baseline length between two antenna stations. Usage: au.getBaselineLength...
GetPadPositions
getPadPositions Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the pad positions in geocentric XYZ coordinates from an ms, (excluding the weather sta...
FindNearestFieldInVis
findNearestFieldInVis Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns nearest field in a measurement set to a specified absolute position Usage: au.fin...
TaskExecutionTimes
taskExecutionTimes Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the time taken to execute a task (all appearances) in a casa log file. Usage: au.ta...
11Feb16Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2016 2 10 3:00 pm EST or 20:00 UT (Wednesday (Thursday in...
UidToUnderscores
uidToUnderscores Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts uids from native name to underscore delimited name (if necessary), preserving any init...
Nameforspw
nameforspw Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the spw name in the NAME column of the SPECTRAL_WINDOW table of a measurement set. Obsoleted by ms...
GetBand
getBand Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a frequency to the ALMA band number. Calls parseFrequencyArgument if necessary. There is ambiguity...
Bandforspw
bandforspw Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses msmd.namesforspw and parses out the ALMA band name. Accepts either a measurement set name or...
ImviewFieldss
imviewFields Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Calls imviewField on a list of images (or wildcard name) and puts the resulting pngs into a PDF...
ImviewField
imviewField Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plots a square portion of a CASA image using imview (so you don't have to figure out the blc and trc par...
Long2xyz
long2xyz Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions A convenient wrapper for simutil.long2xyz to return the location in ...
ProjectCodeFromDataset
projectCodeFromDataset Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Consults an online table on F. Stoehr's machine in order to locate the project code, SB n...
ProjectCodeFromSB
projectCodeFromSB Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Consults an online table on F. Stoehr's machine in order to locate the project code, MOUS...
DatasetsForProjectCode
datasetsForProjectCode Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Consults an online table on F. Stoehr's machine in order to locate the ...
GetRADecForField
getRADecForField Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the RA , Dec in radians for the specified field in the specified ms. If run in casa = ...
ProperMotion
properMotion Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the proper motion for specified source. See also radialVelocity, restFrequency, and transition....
GetWeatherFromASDM
getWeatherFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the weather table in the ASDM and returns values. See also getWeather and getWeatherFr...
GetWeather
getWeather Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Queries the WEATHER and ANTENNA tables of an .ms by scan number or list of scan numbers and retur...
FixPosition
Usage of FixPosition class Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions FixPosition is a class with various methods to fix problems with the direction of sources...
RadialVelocity
radialVelocity Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the systemic velocity for specified source ID. See also restFrequency and properMotion. ...
GetRADecForSource
getRADecForSource Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Calls msmd.sourcedirs and extracts the RA/Dec for the specified source ID, in sexagesimal form...
ParseGencalAntpos
parseGencalAntpos Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Given a text file (such as a manual ALMA calibration script), find the gencal command of a...
GetSB
getSB Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the UID of the schedule block for a measurement set from its observatory table. Usage: au.getSB(vis) Ex...
ImageObservatory
imageObservatory Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Attempt to infer the observatory name for an image, based on the header. See also imageAntennaDiam...
ImageAntennaDiameter
imageAntennaDiameter Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Attempt to infer the antenna diameter from an image, based on the observatory name in t...
ImagePrimaryBeam
imagePrimaryBeam Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the frequency from an image (CASA or FITS) and returns the primary beam FWHM in arcse...
FindSpectralAxis
findSpectralAxis Return to directory of Todd's tools Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Finds the spectral axis number of a CASA cube (0 based). Retur...
BlcTrcToLineSegments
blcTrcToLineSegments Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert a BLC and TRC points to 4 line segments (i.e. 5 pairs of x,y points). Usage: au.b...
FailoverTestProcedure
Helpdesk Failover / Failback Testing Procedure This procedure has been used by NA staff to failover testing. Updated and generalized for use by all ARCs. Please...
SettingEnv
Things to set so CASA runs smoothly for Data Reduction * In your ~/.casa/init.py sys.path.append("/home/casa/contrib/AIV/science/analysis_scripts") import pyla...
AngularSeparationOfFields
Usage of angularSeparationOfFields Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads an ms and computes the angular separation of all fields, or only between th...
CountChannelsInRanges
countChannelsInRanges Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Counts the number of channels in one spw of a CASA channel selection string and return a l...
Sunrise
sunrise Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes sunrise and sunset on specified date at specified observatory. Usage: au.sunrise(date=None, observ...
GetDiameterForObservatory
getDiameterForObservatory Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert an observatory name to an antenna diameter. This function is used to determine p...
FixASDM
fixASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions In August 2015, the NA ARC experienced a problem where every .xml file exported from the archive was missing...
AngularScaleBaseline
Usage of angularScaleBaseline Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Return the baseline length (in meters) corresponding to the specified angular scale at...
PrintBaselineAngularScale
Usage for printBaselineAngularScale Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a baseline length into angular scale on the sky either at the specified...
PrintBaselineUVDistance
printBaselineUVDistance Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a baseline length into UV Distance either at the specified frequency(s), or...
SurmiseConfiguration
surmiseConfiguration Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Compares the baseline statistics of an ALMA measurement set to the official configurati...
SurmiseCycleFromImage
surmiseCycleFromImage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Attempts to surmise the Cycle number for an ALMA image. See also surmiseCycleFromASDM, s...
SurmiseCycle
surmiseCycle Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Finds the date of an observation from its measuremen set and determines which ALMA Cycle it is, usi...
AlmaCycles
almaCycles Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts date string to ALMA cycle. See also surmiseCycle and surmiseConfiguration. Usage: au.almaCycle...
PotentialDuplications
Return to top NAASC page: here Return to top Contact Scientist Duties page here Procedures for Duplications * Some projects are known to be re submissions of ...
Cycle2DataReduction_Checklist
Manual Data Reduction Checklist 1 Read the SB name from the SCOPS DR ticket where you have been notified of your assignment 1 In the OT, pull out the projec...
Fieldsfornames
fieldsfornames Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a list of fields IDs that encompass a list of field names. Uses msmd.fieldsforname in a 'for'...
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GaussianBeamResponse
gaussianBeamResponse Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the gain at the specified radial offset from the center of a Gaussian beam. Fo...
GaussianBeamOffset
gaussianBeamOffset Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the radius at which the response of a Gaussian beam drops to the specified level....
AlmaPrimaryBeamCorrection
almaPrimaryBeamCorrection Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function computes the ratio of the current CASA primary beam correction scheme ...
MontageTwoPdfs
montageTwoPdfs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes two PDFs of equal page length, converts each page to pngs, and places them side by side...
MontageTwoPngLists
montageTwoPngLists Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes two (or three or four) lists of N pngs (or other single page image types), and puts the...
BuildPdfFromPngs
Usage of buildPdfFromPngs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Task to convert a list (or directory) of PNGs (or other single page image types) into PDFs...
NumberOfChannelsInCube
numberOfChannelsInCube Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the number of channels in a CASA or FITS image cube. The frequency axis must be the ...
Cycle3Batch3Notes
Return to top Contact Scientist Duties page here Notes and Tips for Contact Scientists and P2G from email of 1/4/2016. 1. Macro use 2. Forwarding P2G comm...
GetScienceSpwsForFrequency
getScienceSpwsForFrequency Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets a list of spws with OBSERVE_TARGET intent whose channels contain a specified frequen...
GetScienceFrequencies
getScienceFrequencies Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Return a list of the mean frequencies of each spw with OBSERVE_TARGET intent. If none ...
FindDaytime
findDaytime Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Finds the range of date values (suitable for pylab.plot_date) that correspond to daylight hours ...
PixelsPerBeam
pixelsPerBeam Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Determines the number of pixel areas per beam area of an image. Usage: au.pixelsPerBeam(img) Exa...
PlotBaselinesSorted
plotBaselinesSorted Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs plotms for every baseline, sorts by baseline and compiles into a PDF with shortest...
CopyTsys
copyTsys Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This is a utility to copy a scaled version of the Tsys values from one antenna to another antenna. ...
GetUnflaggedScans
getUnflaggedScans Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the af tool to find a list of scans for a specific spw and field that are not (mostly) flagg...
GetUnflaggedAntennas
getUnflaggedAntennas Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the af tool to determine the list of antenna names in a measurement set whose da...
AnasacF2f2015
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SetBeam
setBeam Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Sets the restoring beam in a CASA image header using the ia tool. See also setImageUnits. Usage: au. s...
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ANASAC telecon Dec 10, 2015 (Note takers: Douglas, Alberto, Dan and Karin) In attendance: Al, Alberto, Dan, Douglas, Karin, Rachel, Shep, Tony R., Laura Resul...
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ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2015 12 10 3:00 pm EST or 20:00 UT (Thursday (Friday in T...
GetPadLOC
Usage for getPadLOC Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the local tangent plane coordinates of the specified ALMA pad from the file AOS_Pads...
9Oct15Agenda
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Olnon
olnon Return to directory of Todd's tools Computes a free free spectrum based on Olnon (1975) models. Usage: import olnon olnon.olnon(Te, diameter, ne, Dkpc,...
ComputeAzElFromRADecMJD
Usage for computeAzElFromRADecMJD Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the az/el for a specified J2000 RA/Dec, MJD (or date/time string) and obs...
ComputeAzElForMS
computeAzElForMS Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the min/max/mean or median azim and elev for a measurement set. Used by the pipeline webl...
CompareAntennaPositionCorrections
compareAntennaPositionCorrections Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This command computes the difference (in mm) between two antenna baseline solution...
FitLapseRate
fitLapseRate Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Fits a line to the temperature vs. height curve from the O2 sounder. See also fitScaleHeight and f...
FitScaleHeight
fitScaleHeight Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the scale height of a quantity measured by the O2 sounder. See also fitLapseRate and fi...
FillAsdmList
fillAsdmList Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes a list of ASDMs observed on the same night (same array) and populates a list of their full names,...
EverOccupied
everOccupied Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns True if the pad name appears anywhere in antennaMoves.txt Usage: au.everOccupied(pad) Exa...
PlotOxygenSounder
plotOxygenSounder Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plots the Tamb, RelHum, Tir (cloud sensor), and rain detector data from the ALMA oxygen so...
PlotApexPWV
plotApexPWV Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Retrieves and plots the PWV measured at APEX telescope, near ALMA. If asdm is specified, then it...
NumberOfPolarizationsInSyscalTable
numberOfPolarizationsInSyscalTable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reports the number of polarizations in the SYSCAL table of the specified ...
NumberOfPolarizationsInSyscalXML
numberOfPolarizationsInSyscalXML Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reports the number of polarizations in the SysCal.xml file of the specified...
GetApexWeather
getApexWeather Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Retrieves weather for a whole day(s) from APEX archive. Units match the ALMA weather stations...
GetPadHeightFromASDM
getPadHeightFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the XYZ geocentric coordinates for the specified pad and computes the Pythagorean di...
ReadAntennasFromCalPosition
readAntennasFromCalPosition Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the antenna names in a CalPosition.xml file, as written by tc_antpos, and returns ...
MjdsecToDate
mjdsecToDate Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts an MJD seconds value to the date string YYYY MM DD that contains it. Usage: au.mjdsecToDate(m...
Dminfo
dminfo Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Prints the result of tb.getdminfo into a text file. Usage: au.dminfo(vis, outfile='') Example: CASA : au.dm...
CompareAntPosResults
compareAntPosResults Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses Robert Lucas' modules to compare multiple r...
AverageAntPosResults
averageAntPosResults Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function runs Robert's CompareAntPosResults.py for a list of tc_antpos results fil...
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Agenda and Minutes November 9, 2015, 1300 UT Attendance: Evanthia, Misato, Anand, Alison, Sarah, Chris, Kelly, Tony Agenda / Minutes Action items from previ...
LowSnrNarrowBandReduction
Low SNR, Narrow bandwidth Data Reduction Some data have been collected with narrow/low bandwidth (FDM) spectral windows for all of the scans (science source, phas...
Xyz2long
Usage of xyz2long Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions A convenient wrapper function to call simutil.xyz2long to convert an ITRF location to degrees ...
NarrowBandWidthSwitchingReduction
Band Width Switching Reduction Science observations that use very narrow band ("FDM") observations may be collected in an observing mode where some of the calibra...
GenerateReducScript
generateReducScript Return to directory of CASA extensions This function generates a CASA reduction script for an ALMA dataset. It is maintained by E. Villard. ...
CheckSubarrays
checkLogsForSubarrays Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Calls checkALMALogs with a string that indicates an array creation event: ' has been created ...
AgendaAndMinutes100515
Agenda and Minutes October 5, 2015, 1200 UT Attendance: Rein, Evanthia, Maria, Misato, Alison, Anand, Chris, Kelly, Sarah Agenda / Minutes Work done since la...
NAASCTVNaascThisMonth
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NAASCTVUpcomingEvents
NAASC New and Events UNDER CONSTRUCTION
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NAASC Current Focus Items UNDER CONSTRUCTION
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PlotantsFromASDM
plotantsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the antenna positions from the ASDM and makes a plot, similar to the plotants function in...
PlotPWVfromASDM
Usage for plotPWVFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read and plot the PWV values from the ASDM via the CalWVR.xml table. With this function, ...
GetWeatherStationPositionsFromASDM
getWeatherStationPositionsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the positions of the weather stations in an ASDM. See also getWeatherSt...
GetTsysScans
getTsysScans Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets a list of unique scans contained in a caltable. See also removeScanFromCaltable. Usage: au.getTsy...
9Oct15Minutes
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Importandlist
importandlist Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Run importasdm (if necessary) followed by listobs on an ASDM, or a list of ASDMs. Usage: au.importa...
HelpDesk
This wiki is quite out of date... Current Triage Support: CVL handles triage from 8AM 5PM; HIA handles triage from 5PM 8PM EST * Relevant webpages: ...
Zeeman
zeeman Return to directory of Todd's tools Fits a single pixel of Stokes I and Stokes V cubes for the B field and draws a summary plot. Usage: tt.zeeman(filename...
FlagReasonStats
flagReasonStats Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Because measurement sets do not contain a column for the reason code for each flag, it is impossible...
J2000ToICRSgrid
J2000ToICRSgrid Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs J2000ToICRS on a grid of directions in the celestial sphere and provides statistics. Usa...
3Sep15Minutes
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FixReceptorAngles
fixReceptorAngles Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions In the FEED table of the specified measurement set, replace RECEPTOR_ANGLEs of 0,90 with...
ReceptorAngles
receptorAngles Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads and summarizes the RECEPTOR_ANGLE column of the FEED table of a measurement set, as a list ...
RemoveLines
removeLines Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Remove all lines of an ASCII file that contain a specified keystring, or any one of a list of such strin...
ChannelAverageChannels
channelAverageChannels Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the list of channels used by ALMA for the channel averaged spw, whose bandwidth is 8...
PlotTcal
Usage for plotTcal Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plot either the Tsys, Trx or Tsky from the SYSCAL table of the specified ALMA ms, and save as png...
PlotTsky
Usage for plotTsky Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plot the Tsky from the SYSCAL table of the specified ALMA ms, and save as png files. Can produc...
PlotTrx
Usage for plotTrx Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plot the Trx from the SYSCAL table of the specified ALMA ms, and save as png files. Can produce ...
PlotTsys
Usage for plotTsys Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plot the Tsys from the SYSCAL table of the specified ALMA ms, and save as png files. Can produc...
MjdSecondsToMJDandUT
Usage for mjdSecondsToMJDandUT Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a value of MJD seconds into MJD, and into a UT date/time string. See also m...
MjdNanosecondsToMJDandUT
Usage for mjdNanosecondsToMJDandUT Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a value of MJD in nanoseconds into MJD in days, and into a UT date/time ...
GetMeasurementSetFromCaltable
getMeasurementSetFromCaltable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the name of the parent measurement set from a caltable. Usage: au.getMeas...
ParseAntennaASDM
parseAntennaASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Parse an antenna argument (integer or string or list) to emulate plotms selection, given a ...
Frames
Usage of frames Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert an optical velocity into different optical and radio frames (LSRK, TOPO). Written by Remy In...
ParseAntenna
parseAntenna Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Parse an antenna argument (integer or string or list) to emulate CASA task selections, given a meas...
Cycle2DataReductionTemp
Table of Contents * Table of Contents * Preparing to Start * Getting Started * Manual Calibration * Combination (only if more than one ASDM ...
GetPadPositionsFromASDM
getPadPositionsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the pad positions in geocentric XYZ coordinates from an ASDM. Usage: au.getPadPos...
GetWeatherStationNamesFromASDM
getWeatherStationNamesFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the names of the weather stations in an ASDM. See also getWeatherStationNam...
GetAntennaPadsFromASDM
getAntennaPadsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary of antennas pads association: e.g. {'DA41': 'S301'}. To perform this...
GetWeatherStationPositions
getWeatherStationPositions Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary keyed by ALMA weather station ID, with the value equal to th...
GetWeatherStationNames
getWeatherStationNames Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary keyed by ALMA weather station ID, with the value equal to the st...
GetAntennaPads
getAntennaPads Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets a list of antenna pads from a measurement set using msmd.antennastations(). See also getAntenn...
PlotWeatherFromASDM
Usage for plotWeatherFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Help on function plotWeatherFromASDM in module analysisUtils. Calls getWeatherFromASDM...
GenerateQA2Report
es.generateQA2Report Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions The script was used during ALMA Cycle 0 (and at least part of Cycle 1) to create a QA2 report t...
Imfitplot
imfitplot Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Calls the casa task imfit, then uses imview to plot the data, the model, and the residual images on the s...
Deg2radec
Usage of deg2radec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert a position (or list of positions) in RA/Dec from degrees to a sexagesimal string. Note t...
ComputeLST
Usage of ComputeLST Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the LST (in hours) for a specified time (in MJD seconds or UT on the current date) ...
HoursToHMS
hoursToHMS Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts decimal hours (or a list of hours) into strings of format HH:MM:SS (or a list of strings). S...
EffectiveResolution
effectiveResolution Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the effective resolution of a channel (in Hz or km/s) of the specified measureme...
EffectiveBandwidth
effectiveBandwidth Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the effective bandwidth of a channel (in Hz or km/s) of the specified measurement...
3Sep15Agenda
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DeflectionPlot
deflectionPlot Return to directory of Todd's tools Uses deflection to compute and plot the gravitational bending of light by the Sun at the Earth as a functio...
RoundFiguresToString
roundFiguresToString Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function rounds a floating point or integer value to a number of significant figures a...
RoundFigures
roundFigures Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function rounds a floating point or integer value to a number of significant figures. See als...
GaussianPercentilePlot
gaussianPercentilePlot Return to directory of Todd's tools Calls gaussianPercentile repeatedly and builds a plot of the results. Usage: tt.gaussianPercentile...
TimeDifference
Usage of timeDifference Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Find the difference in observation start time between two ms. using the OBSERVATION ...
TimeDifferenceASDM
Usage of timeDifferenceASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Find the difference in observation start time between two ms. using the OBSERVAT...
DeflectionDifferential
deflectionDifferential Return to directory of Todd's tools Computes the differential deflection due to solar gravity for two fields in a measurement set. Usage...
Deflection
deflection Return to directory of Todd's tools Returns a value in arcsec for gravitational light bending using equation 25 of Cowling 1984, MNRAS 209, 415; or e...
AngleToSun
Usage of angleToSun Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Compute the angular separation (in degrees) between the Sun and another object. See also sun, p...
GaussianPercentile
gaussianPercentile Return to directory of Todd's tools Builds a Gaussian distribution, then computes the standard deviation and MAD of the values below th...
VelocityResolution
velocityResolution Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the value (or array) of velocity resolutions (in km/s) for the specified measure...
PrintLOs
Usage for printLOs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions It's often useful to look up the LO settings or YIG frequency for an ms. This function works as ...
PrintLOsFromASDM
Usage for printLOsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions It's sometimes useful to know the LO settings or YIG frequencies in a dataset. Unfortuna...
NAASCOrgPolicies
NAASC Organization, Policies and Procedures Expand all Collapse all NOTE: Clicking "Expand All" will allow you to select an item in the Table of Contents and go...
PlotPointingResults
Usage for plotPointingResults Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions If you are curious about the pointing results in your data, this function will plot th...
PlotPointingResultsFromASDM
Usage for plotPointingResultsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function will plot the TelCal pointing solutions that were presumably app...
2Sep15Agenda
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HourAngleForField
hourAngleForField Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the range of hour angles for a specified field in a measurement set. See also p...
ParallacticAngleForField
parallacticAngleForField Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the range of parallactic angles for a specified field in a measurement set...
CharlottesvilleClusterScheduler
NOTE: THIS WIKI IS OUT OF DATE. Please see https://safe.nrao.edu/wiki/bin/view/ALMA/LustreAndCluster instead for updated information. Introduction Instructions o...
SpwType
spwType Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Implements the logic of msmd.almaspws (CAS 5794) to determine the type of ALMA spw based on the numb...
CasaEphemeris
casaEphemeris Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Finds the time sampling of an ephemeris table in the CASA repository in data/ephemerides/JPL H...
GetEphemeris
getEphemeris Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the ASDM_EPHEMERIS table from a measurement set. See also casaEphemeris. Usage: au.getEphem...
OldPipelineInstructions
OLD STUFF YMMV You have a data delivery package and want to apply the included pipeline run to obtain a calibrated MS 1 untar the package 1 cd to the lo...
SurmiseCycleFromASDM
surmiseCycleFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Finds the date of an ASDM and determines which ALMA Cycle it is from, using the following d...
SurmiseConfigurationFromASDM
surmiseConfigurationFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Compares the baseline statistics of an ALMA ASDM to the official configuration...
GetMeanFreqFromASDM
getMeanFreqFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the mean frequency of the spectral windows for each sideband, assuming that the bandwid...
GetSpwsFromASDM
getSpwsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary of the spw information for every spw in the specified ASDM. Dictionary...
FlagMatrix
flagMatrix Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs the agent flagger tool on every baseline and generates an ASCII plot showing which baselines...
CommonAntennas
commonAntennas Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a list of the common antenna names between two (or more) datasets, or within the observa...
GetAntennaNames
getAntennaNames Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the list of antenna names in the specified ms. Obsoleted by msmd.antennanames()....
GetAntennaNamesForObsID
getAntennaNamesForObsID Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the list of antenna names associated to a specific obsid of a multi obsid dataset. ...
FluxscaleParseLog
fluxscaleParseLog Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Extracts the spectral index fit parameters from the ASCII file produced by the casa task fluxscale...
FindChannelRanges
Usage of findChannelRanges Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Main Usage findChannelRanges(filename='', threshold=0.0, minwidth=1, startchan=0, chanav...
LowSignalToNoiseReduction
Table of Contents * Table of Contents * Bandpass Calibrator * Phase Calibrator Dealing with low signal to noise in your bandpass and/or phase calib...
PlotPointingTable
plotPointingTable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plots the azimuth and elevation vs. timestamp of the entries in the POINTING table corresp...
SplitListIntoContiguousLists
Usage of splitListIntoContiguousLists Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a list of integers into a list of contiguous lists, and optionall...
GetFlagStatistics
getFlagStatistics Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Calls the af tool 7 times using the following categories: 'Total','Science spws','Band...
TroubleTsys
Trouble Shooting Tsys Tables. Run these before you create FDM Tsys. NOTE: the work arounds below assume that you have confirmed with plotms that the RAW DATA are ...
ComputeITRFCorrection
computeITRFCorrection Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the corrections to make to absolute geocentric coordinates XYZ (e.g. pad posi...
IspecS
ispecs Return to directory of Todd's tools Runs ispec on a list of images Usage: tt.ispecs(images, outfile='', region='', sep=' ', format='%e', overwrite=True, ...
FindNearestVLBISources
findNearestVLBISources Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads a VLBI catalog from astrogeo.org and finds all sources within specified radius ...
CheckALMALogs
checkALMALogs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Given a measurement set (or time range), downloads the ALMA logs recorded during this executio...
GetObservationStart
Usage of getObservationStart Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read the start time of the observation and report it in MJD seconds. See also getO...
GetObservationStartDate
Usage of getObservationStartDate Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read the start time of the observation from a measurement set and reports it in...
GetObservationStopDate
Usage of getObservationStopDate Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read the stop time of the observation from a measurement set and reports it in d...
GetObservationStop
Usage of getObservationStop Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read the stop time of the observation and report it in MJD seconds. See also getObs...
RepresentativeFrequencyFromASDM
representativeFrequency Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Get the representative frequency from an ALMA ASDM. It also displays the min/max accept...
RepresentativeFrequency
representativeFrequency Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Get the representative frequency from the ASDM_SBSUMMARY table of a measurement set,...
GetBaselineStats
Usage of getBaselineStats Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Compute statistics on the baseline lengths of the specified ms. The lengths will be unpro...
GetBaselineStatsFromASDM
Usage of getBaselineStatsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Compute statistics on the (unprojected) baseline lengths of the specified ASDM. S...
MakeSimulatedImage
Usage of makeSimulatedImage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses simobserve and simanalyze to create a simulated ALMA image of a point source at a...
MakePtgfile
makePtgfile Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Generates a ptgfile from an existing measurement set suitable for reading into simobserve. See...
Rad2radec
Usage of rad2radec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert a position in RA/Dec from radians to sexagesimal string which is comma delimited. The pos...
Fixuvw
fixuvw Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the imtool toolkit to fix the uvw coordinates of a measurement set, equivalent to the fixuvw=True op...
GetPolarizationsFromASDM
getPolarizationsFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the Polarization.xml file of an ASDM and reports the number of polarization p...
GetFieldIDsForEphemerisID
getFieldIDsForEphemerisID Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a list of field IDs corresponding to an ephemeris ID of a measurement set....
Flagcmdplot
flagcmdplot Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs flagcmd(action='plot') once per reason code and generates pngs and a big multi page PDF. See also ...
Wvrdata
wvrdata Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Checks whether a dataset contains WVR corrected data or not, or both. Usage: au.wvrdata(asdm) Retur...
ImageSum
imageSum Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Sums a list of CASA images into a new image using immath. See also imagePeaks, imageSnrs, imageCentroids, ...
2Jul15Minutes
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Telecon notes for July 9, 2015 submitted by J. diFrancesco Attendees: Phil Jewell, Al Wootten, Todd Hunter, Rachel ...
2Jul15Agenda
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RunPredictcomp
runPredictcomp Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions A convenient wrapper for running the CASA task predictcomp. Usage: au.runPredictcomp(objname, minfre...
SearchFluxForMS
searchFluxForMS Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs a basic searchFlux on all calibrators in a measurement set. Usage: CASA : au.searchFluxForMS(...
AddToStateTable
addToStateTable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Appends one (or more) rows to the STATE table of a measurement set. Useful for testing SMA d...
PlotAntennaAmbientTemperatures
plotAntennaAmbientTemperatures Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Retrieves data from the ALMA TMCDB and makes two plots of antenna ambient temperature...
ReadAntennaPositionFromASDM
readAntennaPositionFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function uses the ASDM bindings from casapy telcal and reads the Antenna positi...
AddGaussianToFITSImage
addGaussianToFITSImage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Add a 2D Gaussian source to a 2D FITS image and create a sum image. See also addGaussian...
SubtractGaussianFromImage
subtractGaussianFromImage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Subtract a 2D Gaussian from an image and create a difference image. See also normalizeImag...
AddGaussianToImage
addGaussianToImage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Add a 2D Gaussian source to a 2D CASA image and create a sum image. See also subtractGaussia...
MakeGaussianForImage
makeGaussianForImage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Take a CASA 2D image as a template, and build a 2D image with a single Gaussian compone...
BandwidthsForField
bandwidthsForField Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Uses the msmd tool to find the bandwidths for the spws used to observe the specified fiel...
PipelineTestingMay2013
Testing of May 2013 heuristics Note: If the link to the analyzemscal result is broken, this project has not been run through the new pipeline yet. * Older resu...
PipelineTestingMar2013
Testing of March 2013 heuristics * Newer results are on the May2013 wiki and Sep2013 wiki * NaascPipeTest internal wiki * Feedback page * Summary of d...
PlotParallacticAngle
plotParallacticAngle Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Plot the parallactic angle for a given RA/Dec, and over a specified range of LST or hour an...
HeaderToArcsec
headerToArcsec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a CASA angle quantity dictionary to the angle in arcsec. See also headerToRadian an...
ParallacticAngle
parallacticAngle Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Compute the instantaneous parallactic angle for a given RA/Dec. See also plotParallacticAngle....
HeaderToRadian
headerToRadian Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a CASA angle quantity dictionary to the angle in radians. See also headerToDegree a...
HeaderToDegree
headerToDegree Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a CASA angle quantity dictionary to the angle in degrees. See also headerToRadian a...
ModifyAntennaDiameter
modifyAntennaDiameter Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Set the antenna diameter to the specified value in the ANTENNA table of a measurement set. Us...
TransferWeights
transferWeights Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Copies the weights from one ms to another ms, requiring that both have the same number of ro...
ReadTMCDBVersionPadHistory
readTMCDBVersionPadHistory Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary of timestamps (keyed by version number) of all updates of the sp...
ReadTMCDBVersionAntennaHistory
readTMCDBVersionAntennaHistory Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary of timestamps (keyed by version number) of all updates of TM...
CompareTMCDB
compareTMCDB Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the current pad and antenna position values from the TMCDB, then compares them to what is ...
ALMANAOps
ALMA North American Operations NAALMAWarrantyClaims Main.LyndeleVonSchill 2013 03 28
ALMATransientIssues
Transient issues with ALMA hardware, as identified in early science data This wiki is to list known issues with ALMA data that are not yet taken care of by the sc...
PlotElevationSummary
plotElevationSummary Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This is a simple wrapper to plotms to plot a summary of elevation vs time for a dataset, color ...
FillZerosInDate
fillZerosInDate Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a string like '2014 5 6' into '2014 05 06'. Usage: au.fillZerosInDate(datestring) Main.T...
ImageStdVariation
imageStdVariation Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Measures the standard deviation of an image in lots of boxes (spread uniformly over the im...
MakeDirtyCube
makeDirtyCube Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Automatically chooses cell size and imsize (using pickCellSize) and makes a dirty cube. Usage: au.mak...
ANASACf2fMay2015
Travel Expense Voucher Information ANASAC/UC Meetings in Green Bank, May 20 22, 2015 Instructions for completing the TEV: If you attended both the ANASAC and U...
Spectralindex
spectralindex Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function is designed to fit a power law spectral index to the results output from casa's ...
BandpassPreAverage
bandpassPreAverage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the minimum required pre averaging bandwidth to achieve the specified accuracy l...
ANASACPlanningMeetingChecklist
ANASAC Meeting Planning Checklist Main.LyndeleVonSchill 2015 05 13
CubeDerivative
cubeDerivative Return to directory of Todd's tools Compute the derivative along the spectral axis of a cube. Sets the two edge channels of the result to zero. U...
SplitListIntoHomogeneousLists
Usage of splitListIntoHomogeneousLists Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a list of integers into a list of contiguous lists. See also spl...
FixEps
fixEps Return to directory of Todd's tools Adjusts the bounding box of an eps file so that the BLC is non negative, while keeping the total extent the sam...
RemoveNaNs
removeNaNs Return to directory of Todd's tools Remove or replace the nan values from a (possibly multi dimensional) array. Usage: tt.removeNaNs(b, replaceWit...
PolarizationUncertainty
Usage for polarizationUncertainty Return to directory of Todd's tools Usage: au.polarizationUncertainty(I, Q, U, sigma): * I, Q, U: the flux densities of thes...
SidebandToNetSideband
sidebandToNetSideband Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts from the 1, 1 convention for LSB,USB to the measurement set convention 1, 2 . ...
GridSourceReport
gridSourceReport Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Builds a table showing the age (in days) of the most recent measurements of the ALMA grid sources. ...
AccretionByGalaxies2015ChecklistItemState
WARNING! THIS TOPIC IS GENERATED BY System.ChecklistPlugin PLUGIN. DO NOT EDIT THIS TOPIC (except table data)! Back to the checklist topic AccretionByGalaxies2015...
AccretionByGalaxies2015
Accretion by Galaxies Workshop Oct 9 10, 2015 NRAO HQ Auditorium ~70 participants Wesbite creation Submit to CNRC meeting site 5/5/15 ...
4May15Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2015 5 04 2:00 pm EDT or 18:00 UT (Monday (Tuesday in Tai...
AgendaAndMinutes051515
Agenda and Minutes May 15, 2015, 1300 UT AGENDA * PENDING: just a copy od last meetings minutes at the moment * Help desk testing (Anand) * Common help desk...
Filtwav
filtwav Return to directory of Todd's tools Prints the filter wavelength contained in a filter defining FITS file in Robitaille's sedfitter module. See als...
ShowCirclesIntersecting
show_circles_intersecting Return to directory of Todd's tools Implements aplpy's show_circles function but prevents drawing the portions that intersect with oth...
BuildFilterConvolutions
buildFilterConvolutions Return to directory of Todd's tools Add new filters to Robitaille's sedfitter module, or simply plot them. See also filtwav. Usage: tt....
PlotWVRSolutions
Usage for plotWVRSolutions Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Although plotcal can be used to plot WVR solutions on an antenna basis, it is not very...
ComputePercentiles
computePercentiles Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the requested percentile values for a data array. Usage: au.computePercentiles(data, va...
BuildConfigurationFile
Usage of buildConfigurationFile Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions buildConfigurationFile(vis='', simmospath=None, field='', dropTPpads=False, output='...
AgendaAndMinutes041015
Agenda and Minutes April 10, 2015, 1300 UT AGENDA * Help desk testing (Anand) * Common help desk ready for testing. New features: * User side...
FilterSources
filterSources Return to directory of Todd's tools Reads a list of source coordinate positions and filters them to be within a specified box on the sky, and writes...
GetMedianTsysForChannel
getMedianTsysForChannel Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the median over all antennas of a single Tsys channel in one spw in one ASDM...
GetTsysFromSysCal
getTsysFromSysCal Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function reads the Tsys values from SysCal.xml table of the specified ASDM into a dictionary ...
PlotAplpyLines
plotAplpyLines Return to directory of Todd's tools Plots line segments from an ASCII file onto an aplpy FITS figure. Usage: tt.plotAplpyLines(ff, myfile, color='...
Radec2rad
Usage of radec2rad Convert an RA/Dec string in sexagesimal format to RA and Dec in radians. See also radec2deg, rad2radec, direction2radec, radec2direction and ra...
Radec2deg
Usage of radec2deg Convert an RA/Dec string in sexagesimal format to RA and Dec in degrees. See also radec2rad, rad2radec, direction2radec, radec2direction and ra...
Northalign
northalign Return to directory of Todd's tools Use the python montage wrapper to align a FITS image to north up. Usage: tt.northalign(fitsfile, outfile='') M...
Imshift
imshift Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Shift the reference pixel of a CASA image header by a specified angle in RA/Dec. See also normallizeImage, ...
AgendaAndMinutes030615
Agenda and Minutes March 06, 2015, 1300 UT AGENDA KnowledgeBase Preparation for Cycle 3 ACTION ITEM update * ACTION ITEM: Anand to open a SCIREQ ticke...
ClusterStatistics
clusterStatistics Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the x and y coordinates of points from specified columns in an ASCII file, and compu...
InterpretLOs
interpretLOs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Interpret (and optionally print) the LO settings for an MS. Note: printLOs is now simply a wrapper fo...
Sun
Usage for sun Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Determines the azimuth and elevation of the Sun at the specified observatory and specified time. T...
Importfitshdu
importfitshdu Imports one or more HDUs from a FITS image into separate casa images. USage: tt.importfitshdu(fitsfile, whichhdu= 1 ) Example: CASA : tt.importfit...
GetRADecForFieldFromASDM
getRADecForFieldFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads the RA, Dec for a specified field in an ASDM. See also getRADecForField. Usage:...
ReplaceMonth
replaceMonth Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Replaces a 3 character month string with its 2 character integer string. Usage: au.replaceMonth(date...
ImageSnrs
imageSnrs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Calls imageSnr on a list of images. See also imagePeaks. Usage: au.imageSnrs(images, blc=None, trc=N...
EditFieldname
Usage of editFieldname Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Changes a field name in a measurement set (in 2 tables: SOURCE and FIELD). See also editInt...
EditFieldnameASDM
Usage of editFieldnameASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Changes a field name in the ASDM (in 4 files: Source.xml, Scan.xml, Subscan.xml and Field...
Plotmosaic
Usage of plotmosaic Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Also see the casaguide page for this function Produce a plot of the pointings in an ms with the ...
ImageSTDs
imageStds Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Calls imageStd on a list of images. Usage: au.imageStds(images, blc=None, trc=None, applymask=False, ...
BeamSolidAngle
beamSolidAngle Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a Gaussian beam FWHM from arcsec into equivalent solid angle in steradians using the formul...
GetObservationSummaryFromASDM
Usage of getObservationSummaryFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read the start time and stop of the observation and the list of antennas ...
GetObservationDateRangeFromASDM
Usage of getObservationDateRangeFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read the start and stop time of the observation from the ExecBlock.xml ...
FarfieldDistance
farfieldDistance Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the distance in AU for: 2*B_max**2 / wavelength Usage: au.farfieldDistance(vis=None,...
InputExamples
Images selected by ASAC in 2007 for 1 astronomical relevance 1 high S/N dynamic range ( 1000) 1 high spatial dynamic range ( 100) All model images were m...
GetObservationEndDateFromASDM
Usage of getObservationEndDateFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read the stop time of the observation from the ExecBlock.xml file of and ...
Brightness
brightness Return to directory of Todd's tools Convert flux density, beamsize, and frequency to brightness temperature (both the Rayleigh Jean and Planck values)....
WebHome
Welcome to the home of NRAO Public Wiki.ALMA. This is a web based collaboration area for people associated with the ALMA facility. This "wiki" web is viewable fro...
InterpolateTable
interpolateTable Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Perform a spline (or other type of) interpolation on any two columns in a table of data from an ASC...
FluxscaleMean
fluxscaleMean Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the mean flux density for a field across all spws in a dictionary returned by fluxsca...
PlotBaselinesOneScan
plotBaselinesOneScan Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions A convenient wrapper for plotms to show all spws for a single baseline on one page, and do ...
NextHighestIntegerEvenlyDivisible
nextHighestIntegerEvenlyDivisible Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions For a specified integer, checks whether it is evenly divisible by a second integer...
ImageRegister
imageRegister Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs imfit on a list of star positions in two images of the same field and ...
ImageSmooth
imageSmooth Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs the CASA task imsmooth on a list of images. Usage: au.imageSmooth(images, major, minor='', pa='', ...
2Mar15Minutes
March 2015 ANASAC Telecon Notes Attendees: Douglas Scott, Dick Plambeck, Alberto Bolatto, Rachel Osten, Karin Oberg, Al Wootten, Phil Jewell, James Di Francesco, ...
2Mar15Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee * Long Baselines, lonely antennas: Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2015 3 02 3:30 pm E...
NextPowerOfTwo
nextPowerOfTwo Return to directory of Todd's tools Computes the power of 2 that is greater than or equal to the specified integer. Usage: tt.nextPowerOfTwo(n) E...
FluxscaleLogMean
fluxscaleLogMean Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Reads a concatenation of fluxscale log messages and computes the statistics on the flux den...
UserSupportGroup
NAASC User Support Group Wiki * Group Lead: C. Lonsdale * NRAO User Support Staff: J. Braatz, J. Crossley, A. Evans, R. Freisen, A. Hale, D. Johnstone, A. L...
HelpdeskIntegration
ALMA NRAO Helpdesk Integration Final Drafts * Requirements Doc v1.1 * Requirements Doc v1.1.1 (minor change to department name) * Requirements Slides...
AgendaAndMinutes020615
Agenda and Minutes Feb 06, 2015, 1300 UT AGENDA * Introducing Rein Warmels, our new member of the EU triage team (Suzanna is no longer sharing this duty) ...
GetUT
getUT Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the current universal time in hours. See also computeUTForElevation, getMJD, mjdToUT, and ComputeLST ....
ImageIMstats
imageImstats Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs imageImstat on a list of images and reports back a list of values of a keyword. See also imagePe...
PlotRegionSpectrum
plotRegionSpectrum Usage: tt.plotRegionSpectrum(img, regionfile, spectype='mean', xaxis='channel', lw=1, plotfile='', yaxis='mjy') Inputs: * img: casa image ...
Ispec
ispec Return to directory of Todd's tools Emulates AIPS' ISPEC function to produce an ASCII spectrum from a CASA image, using the region tool (rg) and the...
ImageCentroid
imageCentroid Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the image statistics and the center of mass (centroid) using scipy's center_of_mass function....
ParseUvrange
parseUvrange Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Accepts a string specifying uvrange (in meters or klambkda) and converts it to minimum and maxi...
GetBaselineLengths
Usage for getBaselineLengths Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Determines the baseline lengths for the specified ms and returns a list of tupl...
EffectiveAntennas
effectiveAntennas Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Computes the effective number of antennas for a given number of baselines. Usage: au.effectiveAnt...
MontagePngs
montagePngs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes 2, 3 or 4 pngs, and puts them onto one page as a new png. See also montageTwoPngLists. Usage...
DataRoguesGallery
PID weblog EB problem 2011.0.00319.S weblog uid___A002_X435875_X204 DV15 BP has strange shape some caught by bpflagchans
15Jan15Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee * Long Baselines, lonely antennas: Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2015 1 15 2:00 pm ...
15Mar15Agenda
Main.AlWootten 2015 02 03
ALMAManagementTeamJan2014AUI
AMT F2F Jan 28 30, 2015 AUI offices, Washington, DC Contact: Melan Hebert Terleckyj 781200.4668 Attendees Courtyard Marriott Embassy Row Arrival Departure ...
InclinationError
inclinationError Return to directory of Todd's tools Computes the uncertainty on the inclination of a circular disk based on the apparent major and minor axes...
MedianFrequencyOfIntent
Usage for medianFrequencyOfIntent Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the median of the mean frequency (in Hz) of the spws observed with the...
SpectraOverlay
spectraOverlay Return to directory of Todd's tools Reads an ASCII spectral profile file produced by the CASA viewer, and overlays the lines in different color...
IspecOverlay
ispecOverlay Return to directory of Todd's tools Overlay the spectrum from a single pixel from multiple CASA cubes. See also ispec, and spectraOverlay. Usage: t...
Cycle1and2ImagingReduction_flagtemplate
From Harold's email, 1/21/2015: This is the current list of "reasons" we have agreed upon to normalize and do statistics of the flagging that is entered into PL ...
ImageSnr
imageSnr Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Measures the ratio of the peak to standard deviation of a CASA image. See also imageSnrs. Usage: au.image...
ImageStd
imageStd Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the standard deviation of pixel values of a CASA image. See also imageStds. Usage: au.imageStd...
ImagePeak
imagePeak Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the peak pixel value of a CASA image. See also imageCentroid and ImagePeaks. Usage: au.imagePeak...
NormalizeImage
normalizeImage Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Read a CASA image (or list of images), and normalize the intensity scale to a specified value (defa...
DateStringToMJD
Usage for dateStringToMJD Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert a date/time string to floating point MJD. Input date format: * 2011/10/15 05:0...
DateStringToMJDSec
Usage for dateStringToMJDSec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function converts a date string into MJD seconds. This value is useful for passin...
ImageCentroidS
imageCentroids Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs imageCentroid for a list of images. Usage: au.imageCentroids(images, threshold=0, axis3channel=...
15Jan15Minutes
ANASAC Telecon (15/01/15) Present: Alberto Bolatto, Dick Plambeck, Tony Remijan, Al Wootten, Shep Doeleman, Carol Lonsdale, Rachel Osten, James Di Franc...
Hours2radec
hours2radec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert a position (or list of positions) in RA/Dec from hours/degrees to sexagesimal string. S...
RadecOffsetToRadec
Usage of radecOffsetToRadec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert an RA/Dec position and offsets into a new RA/Dec position. See also rad2radec, d...
RoundRadec
roundRadec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Round an RA/Dec sexagesimal string to specified precision. ...
PlotantsTwoPanel
plotantsTwoPanel Usage: au.plotantsTwoPanel(vis, plotfile='', plotAntennasActualSize=True, xlim=None, ylim=None, showAntennaId=False, mfc='#...
AlmaAntennaDiameterS
almaAntennaDiameters Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a list of antenna diameters in meters given a list of antenna names. See also AlmaAn...
AlmaAntennaDiameter
almaAntennaDiameter Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns the antenna diameter in meters as a function of its name (because this functionality is ...
Exportfits
exportfits Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Runs the CASA task exportfits, automatically appending '.fits' to the image name. Also processes ...
RotationPhase
rotationPhase Return to directory of Todd's tools Determines the rotational phase of an observation relative to a zero point in the past. Usage: tt.rotation...
FindChannel
findChannel Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Given a CASA cube and a channel, this function finds the nearest frequency channel in a second cube....
GetPadXYZFromASDM
Usage for getPadXYZFromASDM Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the XYZ geocentric coordinates for the specified pad name from the specified ASDM....
Cycle1DataReduction
Table of Contents * Table of Contents * Getting Started Communication * Getting Started Computer related information * Data Reduction Man...
GetxyFromFile
getxyFromFile Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets two columns of data from an ASCII file, as numpy arrays. See also interpolateTable. Usage: au.g...
Listazel
listazel Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Extracts the mean azimuth and elevation for the specified 'scan' in the specified ms. This functi...
HmsToHours
hmsToHours Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a string of "HH", "HH:MM" or "HH:MM:SS" (or a list of such strings) into floating point hours...
PlanetFlux
Usage of planetFlux Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions A wrapper for testing Bryan Butler's solar_system_fd() function. Makes a plot of flux de...
Direction2radec
Usage of direction2radec Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Convert a direction dictionary from radians to a sexagesimal string. See also direction2ra...
DirectionList2radecDegrees
directionList2radecDegrees Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a list of CASA direction dictionaries into a list of RA,Dec values in degrees. ...
Countrows
countrows Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Returns a dictionary keyed by scan number, with values equal to the number of rows in the measurem...
Countflags
Usage of countflags Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Examine all data descriptors in an ms and report the number of flags, total points, and percenta...
NAASCVisitorProgram
Main.LyndeleVonSchill 2010 10 28 NAASC Visitor Support Programs Visitors to the North American ALMA Science Center (NAASC) fall into several general categories, ...
FindPixel
Usage of findPixel Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes an image and converts a list of pixels to a list of RA,Decs and (optionally) the separation...
GetMeanWeights
getMeanWeights Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the mean value of the weight of a measurement set. Usage: au.getMeanWeights(vis, spw='') Inputs...
MjdSecondsListToDateTime
Usage of mjdSecondsListToDateTime Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes a list of MJD seconds and converts it to a list of python datetime s...
DateTimeListToMJDSeconds
dateTimeListToMJDSeconds Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Converts a list of datetime structures to a list of MJD seconds. Inverse function of mjdSec...
20Nov14Agenda
ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee * Long Baselines, lonely antennas: Contact Information for those calling in. * Call date: 2014 11 20 2:00 pm...
2Oct14Minutes
Discussion of upcoming ASAC face to face meeting. Main.AlWootten 2014 11 18
GetMedianPWV
Usage for getMedianPWV Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions This function will compute the median and standard deviation of the PWV value written by TelC...
GetMedianTsys
getMedianTsys Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the median Tsys value for an ASDM or a list of ASDMs. See also getMedianPWV. Usage: au.getM...
GetObservationIDs
getObservationIDs Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Gets the list of unique observation IDs from a measurement set. Usage: au.getObservationIDs(v...
FlagReasons
flagReasons Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Parses an ASCII flag command file and returns a list of the unique reason code strings. Usage: au.flagR...
AgendaAndMinutes111414
Agenda and Minutes Nov 14, 2014, 1200 UT Discussion Topics * Replace the 'download data' tickbox from the face to face support form with a link directing to...
ResetVisibilities
resetVisibilities Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Set all visibilities to a single user supplied value. Usage: au.resetVisibilities(vis, newval=1...
SubtractDays
subtractDays Return to directory of Todd's CASA extensions Takes 2 strings of format 'YYYY MM DD' and returns a new string a specified number of days before....
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