S14_15 Swift Uvot

Required Software

Please download and install the following software on your machine before
attending the Fermi-Swift Data Anaylysis Workshop. There will not be time
to install this software during the UVOT session.

  • HEASoft v6.10 or later

http://swift.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/software/lheasoft/download.html

  • Swift CalDB must be set up.

http://swift.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/heasarc/caldb/swift/

  • WCSTools

http://tdc-www.harvard.edu/wcstools/

  • DS9

http://hea-www.harvard.edu/RD/ds9/

You can download and run the following perl script to test if the required
software and calibration data is installed.

software check script

Required Data

Please download all of the Swift/UVOT GRB 090510 data from the Swift Data Archive. Download the UVOT and Auxil data for the following two OBSIDs.

  • 00351588000
  • 00351588001

Download ALL of the UVOT data and Auxil data. To do this select
"Select all products in this row" for each OBSID. You need to do
this to get the hidden uat attitude files.

Uncompress all the data. This is not strictly necessary, but it
will make the analysis software run faster.

Catspec Files

Please download and save these files. They will be used to do aspect correction.

catspec1.dat

catspec2.dat

UVOT Data Analysis Lecture

[http://grbworkshop.wikidot.com/local--files/s14-15-swift-uvot/uvot_data_analysis_talk.pdf]