Documentation

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

All the manuals are in Adobe's Acrobat format.

  • HAWK-I User's Manual
    All the informations about the instrument itself, its modes and their characteristics.          
    • Period 103, to be used for Period 102 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
      The main modification concerns the performance with GRAAL+HAWK-I.
    • Period 102, to be used for Period 102 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
      The main modification concerns the availability to observe with GRAAL+HAWK-I in Tip-Tilt free mode (hence to obtain Ground Layer Adaptive Optic corrected HAWK-I images ).
    • Period 100, to be used for Period 100 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
    • Period 97, to be used for Period 97 and 98 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
  • HAWK-I Template User Manual
    Detailed information on the acquisition, observation, and calibration templates.
    • Period 103, to be used for Period 103 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
    • Period 100, to be used for Period 100 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
    • Period 97, to be used for Period 97 and 98 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
  • HAWK-I Calibration Plan
    Detailed information on the instrument calibration plan.
    • Period 103, to be used for Period 103 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
    • Period 100, to be used for Period 100 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
    • Period 97, to be used for Period 97 and 98 Phase 1 and 2 proposal preparation.
  • HAWK-I Pipeline Manual The HAWK-I pipeline and its manual can be retreived from here.
 
 
A list of Frequently Asked Questions on data reduction is also available.