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Where should a typical observer start their analysis?
Posted by z-Schuyler Van Dyk on 02 December 2008 11:47 AM

If you were asking for pointers to documentation, this page is one-stop-shopping for investigators looking to get started working on Spitzer data -- archive access, data handbooks, software, data processing examples, even IAU naming guidelines and acknowledgments.

If you were asking which data files to start with, in general, most observers will want to (and feel confident in) starting their analysis with the Basic Calibrated Data (BCD) processed by the Spitzer Science Center and available for download from the Spitzer Heritage Archive.