muse_qi_mask(7) Create image masks for use with the quick image reconstruction.


esorex muse_qi_mask [OPTIONS] FILE.sof


Trace and wavelength calibration tables (24 of them each, one per IFU) are used to build wavelength maps. If the input data is binned, the wavelength maps are binned in the same way (averaging of pixels). The wavelength maps are then thresholded to create masks of the desired wavelength range. Finally, the mask is &untrimmed&, i.e. empty regions for the pre- and overscans are added (in a simple way, assuming quadrants of equal size, and padding of 32 pixels on all quadrant edges). Note: this recipe is not part of the main MUSE pipeline but to be used in the integration phase to create image masks until the system is fully qualified. It therefore does only minimal error checking.


--nifu <long>
IFU to handle. If set to 0, all IFUs are processed serially, which is the recommendation for this recipe, since only then all extensions end up in the same output file. (long; default: 0). The full name of this option for the EsoRex configuration file is muse.muse_qi_mask.nifu [default = 0].

Note that it is possible to create a configuration file containing these options, along with suitable default values. Please refer to the details provided by the 'esorex --help' command.


muse_qi_mask 1.6.2


Peter Weilbacher <[email protected]>


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