1.6 Sources of Further Information

Table 1.1 provides a guide to online documents containing further information about HST, the proposal process, and data analysis.

Table 1.1: Useful documents

Purpose

Document or resource

General
observatory
information

HST Primer

Phase I
proposals

HST Proposal Opportunities and Science Policies
Call for Proposals

Phase II
programs

Phase II Proposal Instructions

Astronomer's Proposal Tool (APT) for Phase I and II preparations
http://apt.stsci.edu/

Data analysis and instrument characteristics

General WFC3 Information and Updates
WFC3 Data Handbook
DrizzlePac
http://www.stsci.edu/scientific-community/software/drizzlepac
Space Telescope Analysis Newsletter
http://www.stsci.edu/hst/instrumentation/wfc3/documentation/stsci-analysis-newsletter-stan
WFC3 Instrument Science Reports (ISRs)
http://www.stsci.edu/hst/instrumentation/wfc3/documentation/instrument-science-reports-isrs
Calibration and Pipeline Information
http://www.stsci.edu/hst/observing/post-observation

Proposers who desire more detailed information about WFC3 capabilities should refer to the WFC3 Instrument Science Reports (ISRs; see link in Table 1.1), which contain extensive details about all aspects of the instrument. Proposers may also seek further assistance as described in the next section.