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2020 AAS235 Chandra/CIAO Workshop

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2020 AAS235 Chandra/CIAO Workshop

Chandra/CIAO workshop at AAS 235, 2020 January 3&4, Honolulu, HI

Members of the CXC will host a two day Chandra/CIAO workshop at the AAS 235 meeting in Honolulu, HI.

The workshop is mainly aimed at students and postdocs new to Chandra data.

A sample workshop schedule is shown below. The final program will be tailored to the interests of the attendees.

Date/Time Topic
Friday, 3 January 2020
09:00-10:00 Welcome. Introduction to Chandra and X-ray Data Analysis
10:00-10:45 An Introduction to CIAO
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00 Using SAOImage ds9 and dax
12:00-12:45 Chandra Source Catalog 2.0
12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:30 From archive to publication: a sample CIAO data analysis thread
14:30-14:40 Introduction to Hands on Session
14:40-18:00 Hands-on Session
Saturday, 4 January 2020
09:00-09:45 Imaging Spectral Analysis, aka Imaging Spectroscopy
09:45-10:30 Statistics for High-Energy Astrophysics
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Introduction to Sherpa
11:45-12:30 The Chandra PSF
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Hands-on Session