COS Data Handbook

Version 4.0 - May 2018
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Cosmic Origins Spectrograph Data Handbook


Table of Contents

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Revision History

Version

Date

Editor

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 Gisella De Rosa, William J. Fischer, Mees Fix, Andrew Fox, Nick Indriolo, Bethan James, Camellia Magness, Cristina M. Oliveira, Steven V. Penton, Rachel Plesha, Julia Roman-Duval, David J. Sahnow, Ravi Sankrit, Elaine M. Snyder, Joanna M. Taylor, and James White. The editor especially thanks Elaine M. Snyder for her significant contributions.

Citation

In publications, please refer to this document as

  • Rafelski, M., et al. 2018, COS Data Handbook, Version 4.0, (Baltimore: STScI).