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Last modified: 24 October 2023


CIAO Workshops

The Chandra X-ray Center (CXC) offers a series of workshops aimed at helping users to work with the Chandra Interactive Analysis of Observations (CIAO) software.

Previous Chandra/CIAO Workshop at AAS 237 (virtual)

The most recent Chandra/CIAO workshop took place on Thursday and Friday, 07 & 08 January 2021, online as part of AAS 237 virtual meeting .

The CIAO workshop was be tailored to the attendees and consisted of a few talks in the morning with ample time in the afternoon hands-on with CXC experts to assist individuals with their specific data analysis questions.

Go to the Workshop page.

Supplementary Material

Students and new CIAO users may find the following material useful:

Information on other past CIAO workshops—which includes electronic copies of all the handouts and presentations—may be found in the Previous Workshops webpages. Material from previous Cal workshops can be found on the Chandra Calibration Review. Lecture materials from prior X-ray astronomy schools emphasize the fundamentals of the discipline rather than any particular mission or software tools.

Organizing a workshop?

If you are planning your own CIAO workshop and would like to request support from the CXC, please submit the relevant details to the CXC Helpdesk. Proposals will be considered on a case-by-case basis.