WFC3 Data Handbook

Version 6.0 - June 2024

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Wide Field Camera 3 Data Handbook 

Table of Contents

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Revision History




6.0June 2024Amanda Pagul and Isabel Rivera, et al.
5.0Sep 2021Kailash Sahu, et al.


May 2018

Mario Gennaro, et al.


January 2016

Susana Deustua, et al.


May 2011

Abhijith Rajan, et al.


October 2010

Abhijith Rajan, et al.


January 2009

Jessica Kim Quijano, Howard Bushouse, and Susana Deustua


This document is written and maintained by the WFC3 Team in the Instruments Division of STScI. The WFC3 Team, at the time of this writing, consists of M. Alam, J. Anderson, S. Baggett, V. Bajaj, A. Calamida, F. Dauphin, M. de la Pena, L. Dressel, J. D. Green, K. Huynh, H. Khandrika, B. Kuhn, J. Mack, M. Marinelli, C. Martlin, P. R. McCullough, A. O'Connor, A. Pagul, A. Pidgeon, M. Revalski, I. Rivera, S. Shenoy, D. Som.


In publications, refer to this document as:

  • Pagul, A. and Rivera, I., et al., 2024, “WFC3 Data Handbook”, Version 6.0, (Baltimore: STScI).