Bright Object Tool


Bright Object Tool Documentation

-"Hidden" aspects of BOT - April 19, 2013 (Word)
-Ron Downes' presentation about the BOT assumptions and limitations - August 2007 (Power Point)

-ACS/WFC - December 1, 2010 (PDF, and Word)
-ACS/SBC - May 20, 2013 (PDF, and Word)
-NICMOS - December 1, 2010 (PDF, and Word)
-COS - May 20, 2013 (PDF, and Word)
-STIS/CCD - December 1, 2010 (PDF, and Word)
-STIS/MAMA - May 20, 2013 (PDF, and Word)
-WFC3/IR - May 20, 2013 (PDF, and Word)
-WFC3/UVIS - December 1, 2010 (PDF, and Word)
Old Documentation:
-ACS/HRC and WFC - October 26, 2010 (Postscript, and Word)
-WFPC2 - December 21, 2006 (Postscript, and Word)


Bright Object Tool Testing*

- Using the BOT-Target for Testing - May 20, 2013 (Word)
- BOT Lookup Table Testing - May 20, 2013 (Word)
- BOT Regression Test Document - March 9, 2010 (PDF, Word document)
- BOT ACS-HRC Acceptance Test - August 7, 2006 (Postscript, Word document and example APT file)
- BOT ACS-SBC Acceptance Test - July 13, 2006 (Postscript, Word document and example APT file)
- BOT ACS-WFC Acceptance Test - August 21, 2006 (Postscript, Word document and example APT file)
- BOT COS Acceptance Test - October 11, 2006 (Postscript, Word document, acceptance APT file and verification APT file)
- BOT COS/GALEX Acceptance Test - December 19, 2006 (Postscript, Word document, GALEX_SP_TYPE APT file, MATCHING APT file, and gsc2_galex spreadsheet)
- BOT NIC Acceptance Test - September 28, 2006 (Postscript, Word document, example APT file, and multiaccum testing APT file)
- BOT STIS-CCD Acceptance Test - October 31, 2006 (Postscript, Word document and example APT file)
- BOT STIS-MAMA Acceptance Test - September 25, 2006 (Postscript, Word document and example APT file)
- BOT WFC3 Acceptance Test - November 16, 2006 (Postscript, Word document and example APT file)
- BOT WFPC2 Acceptance Test - September 11, 2006 (Postscript, Word document and example APT file)

*Please note the acceptance tests are not actively maintained.


Original Bright Object Meetings

-June 29, 2000 Minutes
-July 18, 2000 Materials
-July 19, 2000 Materials
-August 29, 2000 Engine Design Review Notes
-October 3, 2000 Data Design Review


Original Bright Object Documentation

- Current Plan and Schedule
- Current Issues
- Bright Object Requirements Document (pdf) (updated 3/8/05)
- Bright Object Requirements Document (postscript) (updated 3/8/05)
- Update to ROBOT "False Hit" Statistics (text)
- Initial Concept of Operations and Top Level Requirements (text)
- Initial Effort Estimates
- Comments from Rodger Doxsey on July 20 APT Review
- Engine Design Review Slides


Bright Object Development Team

-Chris Moriarty (current developer)
-Ron Downes (project scientist)
-David Sahnow (backup project scientist)


Former Bright Object Development Team

-Mike Asbury (original developer)
-Jesse Doggett (original engineer)
-Tony Rogers (former maintainer)
-Andy Spina (former maintainer)