COS Data Handbook

Version 5.0 - August 2021

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Cosmic Origins Spectrograph Data Handbook


Table of Contents

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Revision History

Version

Date

Editor

5.0August 2021David Soderblom

4.0

May 2018

Marc Rafelski
Senior Technical Editors: Susan Rose and Sharon Toolan

3.0

October 2015

Andrew Fox
Senior Technical Editor: Susan Rose

2.0

January 2013

Derck Massa, Brian York and Svea Hernandez

1.0

March 2009

Brittany Shaw, Derck Massa, and Mary Elizabeth Kaiser

Authorship

This document is written and maintained by the COS Team in the Instruments Division of STScI with the assistance of associates in the Operations and Engineering Division. Contributions to the current edition were also made by COS team members Thomas Ake, Dzhuliya Dashtamirova, Serge Dieterich, Travis Fischer, William Fischer, Elaine Mae Frazer, David French, Sten Hasselquist, Alec Hirschauer, Nick Indriolo, Bethan James, Robert Jedrzejewski, Christian Johnson, Nathaniel Kerman, Lauren Miller, Rachel Plesha, Marc Rafelski, Julia Roman-Duval, Kate Rowlands, David Sahnow, and Ravi Sankrit.

Citation

In publications, please refer to this document as

  • Soderblom, D., et al. 2021, COS Data Handbook, Version 5.0, (Baltimore: STScI).