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Knowledgebase: Observation Planning
What tools does Spitzer provide to plan a proposal?
Posted by z-Schuyler Van Dyk on 04 December 2008 11:44 AM

The main tool you will need to plan your observation is: Spot. Spot is packaged with Leopard; together, this is Spitzer Pride. Spot is used for planning observations. You can search the database of approved observations to see if your desired observations are already planned or done using either Spot or Leopard, but Leopard provides more flexibility in this search.

Other tools that might be of interest include The Performance Estimation Tool (PET) to check sensitivities for each Spitzer instrument.