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"""<tt>simdata</tt> is under active development, documentation may lag reality, please email rindebet at nrao.edu with any questions - It's my job to help you use this software"""
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'''<tt>simdata</tt> is under active development, documentation may lag reality, please email rindebet at nrao.edu with any questions - It's my job to help you use this software'''
  
 
=== Steps to simulation ===
 
=== Steps to simulation ===

Revision as of 16:53, 2 December 2009

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

simdata is under active development, documentation may lag reality, please email rindebet at nrao.edu with any questions - It's my job to help you use this software

Steps to simulation

  1. download and install CASA
  1. Input Model - Preparing a patch of sky for simdata to pseudoobserve.
  2. Antenna List - how to specify the positions and diameters of your antennas or stations.
  3. Specifying Observation - how to set up what/when/how you want to observe, and the output image details
  4. Corrupting Observation - (Optional) For added realism, corrupt your visibilities with thermal and phase noise.
  5. Deconvolve Image (Optional) Go back from the calculated visibilities to a synthesis image