VIMOS Documentation

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

All the manuals are in Adobe's Acrobat format.

VIMOS User's Manual

All the informations about the instrument itself, its modes and their characteristics as well as the informations on the acquisition, observation and nighttime calibrations templates.

The Phase 2 Proposal Preparation Tool - P2PP3

Starting in P90 the preparation of OBs for VIMOS requires P2PP3. New concepts of scheduling containers such as time links and concatenations have been included in P2PP version 3 tool.

Video tutorials and practical examples how to prepare survey OBs can be found on the following page:

VIMOS Pipeline User Manual

The VIMOS pipelines, manuals, and static calibration database can be found here.

Science Data Product Forum

We would like to draw your attention about the existence of the Science Data Products internet forum which can be found at: http://www.eso.org/sci/data-processing/forum.html

Data reduction frequently asked questions

A list of Frequently Asked Questions on data reduction can be found at: http://www.eso.org/sci/data-processing/faq.html