Documentation

In this page, you will find all the manuals needed to prepare and analyse your observations with KMOS. Please be sure to download the needed document corresponding to the period in which the observations will take place.

All the manuals are in PDF format.

  • KMOS User's Manual
    All the informations about the instrument itself, its modes and their characteristics.
    • Period 92, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the October 2013 - March 2014 period.
    • Period 93, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the April - September 2014 period.
    • Period 94, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the October 2014 - March 2015 period.
    • Period 95, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the April - September 2015 period.
  • KARMA User's Manual
    This is the software used to define arm allocation setups. It can also be used to test a proposal feasibility in terms of target density, field of view, etc.
    • Period 92, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the October 2013 - March 2014 period. 
    • Period 93, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the April - September 2014 period.
    • Period 94, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the October 2014 - March 2015 period.
    • Period 95, to be used for Phase 2 preparation for observations in the April - September 2015 period.
  • Data Reduction 
    • ESO-Pipelines
    • A forum is available to exchange ideas, methods, software and data to assist with the production of science data products from ESO telescopes.
    •  A list of Frequently Asked Questions on data reduction is also available.