Tools and Tips
This page contains all tools and tips needed to prepare efficiently FORS observations.
FORS2 specific tools
Tools and information to prepare and execute FORS2 observations.
- FORS Instrument Mask Simulator fims: during the Phase 2 Proposal Preparation, some observing modes will require interactive mask preparation with this tool.
- FORS Standard Stars and Fields
- UCAC1 catalog: CCD astrometry for the southern sky (VizieR Search Page)
- FORS2 Zero Points trend analysis from the daily health check monitor. For details see
- FORS2 calibration reference frames.This page contains examples of what the offered data calibration should look like.