24 September 2012 Advanced PANIC quick-look tool using Python
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PANIC, the Panoramic Near Infrared Camera, is an instrument for the Calar Alto Observatory currently being integrated in laboratory and whose first light is foreseen for end 2012 or early 2013. We present here how the PANIC Quick-Look tool (PQL) and pipeline (PAPI) are being implemented, using existing rapid programming Python technologies and packages, together with well-known astronomical software suites (Astromatic, IRAF) and parallel processing techniques. We will briefly describe the structure of the PQL tool, whose main characteristics are the use of the SQLite database and PyQt, a Python binding of the GUI toolkit Qt.
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José-Miguel Ibáñez, Antonio J. García Segura, Clemens Storz, Josef W. Fried, Matilde Fernández, Julio F. Rodríguez Gómez, V. Terrón, M. C. Cárdenas, "Advanced PANIC quick-look tool using Python", Proc. SPIE 8451, Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy II, 84511E (24 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.924165; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.924165
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