ESPRESSO Documentation

In this page, you will find the manuals needed to prepare your observations and analyze ESPRESSO data. Please make sure to download the manuals corresponding to the period in which the observations are foreseen to take place.

All the manuals are in Adobe's Acrobat format.

  • ESPRESSO User's Manual (including the ESPRESSO Calibration Plan)
    All the information about the instrument, its characteristics and observing modes.
    • Period 102: to be used for Phase 2 Preparation and visitor-mode observations to be carried out in P102 (Oct.2018-Mar.2019).
    • Period 103: to be used for Phase 1 Proposal submission for observations to be carried out in P103 (Apr.2019-Sep.2019).
  • ESPRESSO Template Reference Manual
    Detailed information on the ESPRESSO acquisition, observation and calibration templates.
    • Period 102: to be used for Phase 2 Preparation and visitor-mode observations to be carried out in P102 (Oct.2018-Mar.2019).
  • ESPRESSO Pipeline User Manual
    • Period 102 [available soon]: to be used to reduce data obtained in P102 (Oct.2018-Mar.2019).
  • ESPRESSO Data Analysis Software (DAS) Manual
    • Period 102 [available soon]: to be used to analyse data obtained in P102 (Oct.2018-Mar.2019).