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


Document or resource


The Hubble Space Telescope Primer for Cycle 31

Phase I

HST Proposal Opportunities and Science Policies

Hubble Space Telescope Call for Proposals for Cycle 31

Phase II

Phase II Proposal Instructions

Astronomer's Proposal Tool (APT) for Phase I and II preparations

Data analysis and instrument characteristics

Wide Field Camera 3 webpage (for general information and updates)

WFC3 Instrument Handbook

WFC3 Data Handbook


Space Telescope Analysis Newsletter (STANs):

WFC3 Instrument Science Reports (ISRs)

WFC3 Calibration Plan and Data Analysis

HST Post-Observation Resources

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.