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VIMOS trending system: HISTORY plot
Last update: 2009-08-13T07:31:55 (UT)
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Average ? Thresholds ? N_
method value unit method value
1 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.36625 pix/mm VAL8.361,8.370 68 xx this | last_yr | all coefficient a(xx), Q2
2 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.38476 pix/mm VAL8.380,8.389 67 xx this | last_yr | all coefficient a(xx), Q1
3 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.36531 pix/mm VAL8.360,8.369 68 yy this | last_yr | all coefficient a(yy), Q2
4 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.3841 pix/mm VAL8.379,8.388 67 yy this | last_yr | all coefficient a(yy), Q1
5 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.39485 pix/mm VAL8.389,8.398 68 xx this | last_yr | all coefficient a(xx), Q3
6 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.39311 pix/mm VAL8.388,8.397 68 xx this | last_yr | all coefficient a(xx), Q4
7 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.39308 pix/mm VAL8.387,8.396 68 yy this | last_yr | all coefficient a(yy), Q3
8 QC1DB MEDIAN 8.39188 pix/mm VAL8.387,8.396 68 yy this | last_yr | all coefficient a(yy), Q4
*Data sources: QC1DB: QC1 database; LOCAL: local text file
This plot

Trending plots for monitoring the coefficients of the mask to CCD transformation.

The transformation is as follows:
X = a(xx)*x + a(xy)*y + x(0)
Y = a(yx)*x + a(yy)*y + y(0)
with (x,y) being mask coordinates in mm and (X,Y) CCD coordinates in pixel. X direction is along the slit orientation, y direction is perpendicular to the slits (i.e. in dispersion direction).

These trending plots show the time evolution of the matrix coefficients a(xx), a(xy), a(yx), and a(yy). The diagonal coefficients a(xx) and a(yy) give the scale factor between mask and CCD (near 8.4 pixel/mm). Variations are mainly cause by temperature changes, the empirical tolerance is around +/- 0.006 pixel/mm. The coefficients a(xy) and a(yx) give the rotation and should be near zero. The tolerance is +/- 0.005 pixel/mm around the empirical average. The procedure in case of violation of the thresholds is described on the SciOps Wiki pages.

Template ID: img_tec_MaskToCcd. Pipeline recipe: vmmasktoccd.  

General information

Click on any of the plots to see a close-up version. The latest date is indicated on top of the plot, data points belonging to that date are specially marked.

If configured,

  • statistical averages are indicated by a solid line, and thresholds by broken lines
  • outliers are marked by a red asterisk. They are defined as data points outside the threshold lines
  • "aliens" (= data points outside the plot Y limits) are marked by a red arrow ( or )
  • you can download the data for each parameter set if the 'Data downloads' link shows up