In this page, you will find all the manuals needed to prepare and analyze your observations with MIDI. Please be sure todownload that corresponding to the period in which the observations will take place.
Important: MIDI will not be available for P95 and after, as the VLTI is being prepared for the 2nd generation instruments.
All the manuals are in Adobe's Acrobat format.
- MIDI User Manual
All the informations about the instrument itself, its modes and their characteristics.
- MIDI Template Manual
Detailed information on the acquisition, observation, and calibration templates.
- MIDI Calibration Plan
Detailed information on the calibration plan of MIDI observations.
- Period 87 , to be used for Periods 81 to 94.
- MIDI Data Reduction Cookbook
Useful information about how to reduce the MIDI data, where to find a data reduction software, etc...
- Period 81 and following.
- Science Data Products Forum
A forum is available to exchange ideas, methods, software and data to assist with the production of science data products from ESO telescopes.
- Data Reduction Frequently Asked Questions
A list of Frequently Asked Questions on data reduction is also available.