read_detector_pars

stsynphot.stio.read_detector_pars(filename)[source]

Read detector parameters from ASCII file.

Table must contain 4 columns without header. Comment lines are allowed and will be ignored. Columns are automatically named:

  1. OBSMODE - Observation mode.

  2. SCALE - Pixel scale in arcseconds.

  3. NX - X dimension in pixels.

  4. NY - Y dimension in pixels.

Example:

# DETECTORS.DAT -- Comments.
# More comments.
acs,hrc     0.027   1024  1024
acs,sbc     0.032   1024  1024
stis,g140l  0.0244  1024  1024
stis,g140m  0.0290  1024  1024
Parameters
filenamestr

Detector parameters filename. Must be ASCII format.

Returns
dataTable

Data table.