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CXC Users' Guide

  1. Introduction
    The CXC Users' Guide is directed to users of scientific data produced by the Chandra X-ray Observatory. The purpose of the Guide is to provide users with information about the data, data products, data analysis tools and facilities provided by the Chandra X-ray Center (CXC), and to facilitate the use of these data and facilities.

  2. Chandra X-ray Center (CXC)

  3. Pipeline Data Processing

  4. Data products

  5. Chandra Data Archive

  6. User-oriented data analysis system (CIAO)

    The Chandra Interactive Analysis of Observations (CIAO) system is a set of flexible, multidimensional, mission independent software tools, accompanied by scripts, pre-defined threads and documentation, that enable users to analyze data from the Chandra Observatory and other, X-ray and non-X-ray, missions.

  7. Calibration

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