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The NOAO Mosaic Data Handling System (PDF version) (PostScript version)
Tody and Valdes, 1998. This is an revised version of Valdes and Tody, 1998, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 3355.
The Reduction of CCD Mosaic Data
Valdes, 2001, in Automated Data Analysis in Astronomy, ed. H. P. Singh and R. A. Gupta
Postscript, 44 pages, with figures (7Mb)
Guide to the NOAO Mosaic Data Handling Software
IRAF guide for using the MSCRED package.
Mosaic data structures
Proposed image data structures for CCD mosaics.
Mosaic reductions
Proposed NOAO CCD Mosaic data reductions software (1996 design).
Creating a Mosaic World Coordinate System
Descriptions of astrometric tools and steps for creating a WCS.
TNX World Coordinate System
Interpreting and evaluating the IRAF TNX world coordinate system used with NOAO mosaic data.
ZPX World Coordinate System
Interpreting and evaluating the IRAF ZPX world coordinate system used with NOAO mosaic data.
TPV World Coordinate System
Interpreting and evaluating the TPV world coordinate system used with NOAO DECam data.
Generic Mosaic Data
Setting up the mosaic data format for an arbitrary mosaic.
NOAO/KPNO CCD Mosaic Project
Progress, updates, and status reports from the NOAO CCD Mosaic project.
The Mosaic II CCD Imager on the CTIO Blanco 4m
Specifics on the NOAO mosaic imager at CTIO.
NOAO Deep Wide-Field MOSAIC Reduction Procedures
Notes for the NDWF project but applicable to all NOAO mosaic users.
IRAF FITS Kernel User's Guide
Guide to working with FITS files, including MEF, using the IRAF FITS kernel.
Guide to OBJMASK, RMPUPIL, and RMFRINGE in V2.12
Guide to using FITS-style masks, OBJMASK, RMPUPIL, and RMFRINGE in V2.12. Most of these subjects are applicable to non-mosaic data as well as mosaic data.
Pattern and Transient Removal Algorithms (PostScript 5Mb)
Valdes, 2002, "Pattern and Transient Removal Algorithms", Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4847.

ADASS Papers

The Data Handling System for the NOAO Mosaic
Tody, 1997, ADASS VI, ASP Conf. Series 125, ed. G. Hunt.
IRAF Data Reduction Software for NOAO Mosaic
Valdes, 1997, ADASS VI, ASP Conf. Series 125, ed. G. Hunt.
Data Format for the NOAO Mosaic
Valdes, 1997, ADASS VI, ASP Conf. Series 125, ed. G. Hunt.
Message Bus and Distributed Object Technology
Tody, 1998, ADASS VII, ASP Conf. Series 145, ed. R. Albrect.
The Mosaic Data Capture Agent
Tody and Valdes, 1998, ADASS VII, ASP Conf. Series 145, ed. R. Albrect.
The IRAF Mosaic Data Reduction Package
Valdes, 1998, ADASS VII, ASP Conf. Series 145, ed. R. Albrect.
The Astrometric Properties of the NOAO Mosaic Imager
Davis, 1998, ADASS VII, ASP Conf. Series 145, ed. R. Albrect.

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