The technical and operational information contained in this Handbook is the summary of the experience gained by members of the STScI ACS Team, the ACS group at the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF), and the ACS Instrument Definition Team (ACS IDT).
Members of the STScI ACS Team (2023) are:
Norman Grogin (Branch Manager), Gagandeep Anand, Jay Anderson, Roberto Avila (Deputy Branch Manager), Ralph Bohlin, Marco Chiaberge1, Yotam Cohen, Alyssa Guzman, Nimish Hathi, Dean Hines, Ray Lucas, Meaghan McDonald, Russell Ryan, Jenna Ryon, and David Stark.
The ST-ECF ACS group was Martin Kümmel, Harald Kuntschner, and Jeremy Walsh. The ST-ECF ceased operations on December 31, 2010.
The ACS IDT is Holland Ford (PI), Garth Illingworth (Deputy PI), George Hartig, Mark Rafal, Frank Bartko, Tom Broadhurst, Bob Brown, Chris Burrows, Ed Cheng, Mark Clampin, Jim Crocker, Paul Feldman, Marijn Franx, David Golimowski, Randy Kimble, John Krist, Tom La Jeunesse, Mike Lesser, Doug Leviton, George Miley, Marc Postman, Piero Rosati, Bill Sparks, Pam Sullivan, Zlatan Tsvetanov, Paul Volmer, Rick White, Bob Woodruff, Terence Allen, Kenneth Anderson, David Ardila, Narciso Benitez, John Blakeslee, Rychard Bouwens, Larry Bradley, Nicholas J. G. Cross, Ricardo Demarco, Tomotsugu Goto, Caryl Gronwall, Brad Holden, Nicole Homeier, Daniel Magee, André Martel, W. Jon McCann, Simona Mei, Felipe Menanteau, Gerhardt Meurer, Veronica Motta, Alessandro Rettura, Marco Sirianni, Hien Tran, and Andrew Zirm.
The contributions of Andrea Bellini, Tyler Desjardins, Mees Fix, Warren Hack, Samantha Hoffman, Vera Kozhurina-Platais, Pey-Lian Lim, Jennifer Mack, Matthew McMaster, Michele De La Pena, Nor Pirzkal1, Alan Welty, Tom Wheeler, and Susan Rose are greatly appreciated.
1 European Space Agency (ESA)
ACS Data Handbook
- • Acknowledgments
- • Change Log
- Chapter 1: ACS Overview
- Chapter 2: ACS Data Structure
- Chapter 3: ACS Calibration Pipeline
- Chapter 4: ACS Data Processing Considerations
- Chapter 5: ACS Data Analysis