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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) ยป 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'...
AgendaAndMinutes011116
Agenda and Minutes January 11, 2016, 1400 UT Time: 1400 UT, January 11. Skype: I will initiate a Skype voice only call. If I do not have your Skype account emai...
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 ...
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