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Purpose:IDL procedure to convert the default BCD/mask/uncertainty files into a 3plane format (*bcd3p.fits) that is required by SMART. This can be used instead of the Perl script available under CFITSIO.

Author:R. Chary (SSC/IPAC)
Date Contributed: 31 Mar 2005
System Requirements: IDL v5.6 or higher

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Download make_3plane.pro (PRO, 2 KB)

make_3plane.pro converts each set of BCD, associated mask and uncertainty files into a single 3-plane FITS file for input into SMART. One 3-plane file is created per BCD/mask/uncertainty "triplet".