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varmaps

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NAME

varmaps - Image uvdata versus selected x-axis and y-axis uv-variables.  

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

pjt  

CATEGORIES

image conversion, analysis.  

DESCRIPTION

VARMAPS makes a Miriad image of uvdata or single dish data versus selected x-axis and y-axis uv-variables. Data is smoothed and added into an image with the given beam, cell, and imsize E.g. VARMAPS can map autocorrelation data versus dra and ddec. and thus create single dish maps. Related tasks:
        UVCAL options=holo replace [u,v] with [dazim,delev]
        INVERT convolves uvdata into a grid and makes a 2D FFT.
 

PARAMETERS

vis
The input uv-dataset name. No default.
select
This selects which visibilities to be used. Default uses all the data. See the Users Guide for information about how to specify uv data selection. e.g. 'select=ant(1)(5),-time(00:00,01:09)'
line
Linetype of the data in the format line,nchan,start,width,step "line" can be `channel', `wide' or `velocity'. Default is channel,0,1,1,1, which uses all the spectral channels. For line=channel, select only one spectral window if the channels are not contiguous in velocity. Flagged data are not used. e.g. line=channel,6,1,15,15 makes the 6 band averages for CARMA.
xaxis
x-axis uvvariable used for x-axis. An optional second argument gives the index of the uvvariable. The default index=1. The default units are defined in an appendix of the Users Guide. xaxis can also be 'u' or 'v' (nanosecs). Default xaxis=dra,1 e.g. xaxis=dazim,1
yaxis
y-axis uvvariable used for y-axis. An optional second argument gives the index of the uvvariable. The default index=1. The default units are defined in an appendix of the Users Guide. yaxis can also be 'u' or 'v' (nanosecs). Default yaxis=ddec,1 e.g. yaxis=delev,1
zaxis
Visibility 'amplitude', 'phase', 'real', or 'imaginary'. Default zaxis=amplitude No calibration is applied by VARMAP. 'amplitude' is OK on uncalibrated data, but we need to calibrate the data, e.g. using UVCAL w.r.t. the (0,0) offset to get 'real', 'imag' or 'phase' correct. This also could also be an option in varmap to save a pre-calibration step.
scale
Scaling factor applied to the data
out
Output image. No default.
imsize
The size of the output image x-axis and y-axis. If only one value is given it is used for both axes. The 3rd axis is determined by the number of channels in the selected linetype.
xcell
Image pixel size along x-axis. No interpolation into adjacent pixels is made. Use the same pixel size as any gridding of the uvvariable. e.g. the dazim and delev step size used to aquire pointing data. An optional second argument causes conversion of the units. Possible values for the units (a minimum match algorithm is used) are "arcsec", "arcmin", "degrees" and "hours". No default. e.g. xcell=30,arcsec
ycell
Image pixel size along xaxis. No interpolation into adjacent pixels is made. Use the same pixel size as any gridding of the uvvariable. e.g. the delev step used to aquire pointing data, or the delay step in a delay search etc. An optional second argument causes conversion of the units. Possible values for the units (a minimum match algorithm is used) are "arcsec", "arcmin", "degrees" and "hours". Default is to use the same value and units as xcell.
xbeam
Smoothing beam in X. Will use same units are xcell.
ybeam
Smoothing beam in Y. Will use same units are ycell.
size
Number of neighbor pixels to look around for smoothing. Default: 0
mode
Smoothing mode. 0 = gaussian 1 = cone
cutoff
Level at which the gaussian is cut off to 0. Default: 0.000001
options
This gives extra processing options. Several options can be given, each separated by commas. They may be abbreviated to the minimum needed to avoid ambiguity. sum - not used taper - not used edge - sharp edge, it will cut signal outside soft - FWHM softended edge


 

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