The ESO-MIDAS system provides general tools for image processing and data reduction with emphasis on astronomical applications including imaging and special reduction packages for ESO instrumentation at La Silla and the VLT at Paranal. In addition it contains applications packages for stellar and surface photometry, image sharpening and decomposition, statistics and various others.
The official name, ESO-MIDAS, is a registered trademark. ESO-MIDAS is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL), and can be implemented on UNIX/Linux and Mac OSX systems. For more detailed information about ESO-MIDAS, please refer to the following services:
- An Overview of ESO-MIDAS
- Hard- and Software Requirements
- Releases and Distribution (including ftp retrieval)
- User Support, Mailing Lists and Information Services
For your questions, comments, problems, etc, related to ESO-MIDAS, please use the moderated mailing list provided by ESO:
to communicate with other Midas users.