MIIPS OpenVMS Documentation

MIIPS Reference Documentation

Table of Contents for Volume 1 - Guide to MIIPS
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Setting Up
Chapter 3: Running MIIPS
Chapter 4: Help Documentation
Chapter 5: Observatory Format to SAD Transfer
Chapter 6: FITS to SAD Transfer
Chapter 7: SAD to FITS Transfer
Chapter 8: Displaying an Image on a Pseudocolor Device
Chapter 9: Image Arithmetic
Chapter 10: Flat Fielding
Chapter 11: Redshifts and Velocity Dispersions
Chapter 12: Wavelength Calibrations
Chapter 13: Photometry and Spectrophotometry
Chapter 14: Galaxy Profiles and Parameters
Chapter 15: The Plotting Commands
Chapter 16: Using the TEXPLOT Command

Volume 2 - MIIPS Online Help

Table of Contents for Volume 3 - Guide to Programming
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Testing New Subroutines
Chapter 3: Conventions for Programming MIIPS
Chapter 4: General System Dependent Modules
Chapter 5: General Purpose Modules
Chapter 6: Plot Package Modules
Chapter 7: TV Modules
Chapter 8: SAD Data Format Modules
Chapter 9: Astronomy Modules
Chapter 10: History of SAD
Chapter 11: Program Interface to SAD

Examples of MIIPS Options

Option AC (Does contour plotting of SAD image files)
Option AD (Adds/Subtracts maps within a one SAD file)
Option AF (Converts spectra to absoute flux)
Option AN (Computes anglular differences on celestial sphere)
Option AP (Averages subframes within one SAD map)
Option AR (Does image arithmetic on SAD maps)
Option BB (Does aperture photometry on SAD image files)
Option BI (Bins pixel values within rectangular areas of SAD maps)
Option BK (Fits a two-dimensional surface to the background of a SAD file)
Option BT (Does a backward transform)
Option CA (Calibrates PDS scans)
Option CF (Revalues pixels outside upper and lower levels of a SAD map)
Option CG (Plots two or more surface brightness distributions)
Option CM (Copies maps between SAD files)
Option CN (Normalizes a cross correlation funciton)
Option CO (Computes the positions of comparison lines in a SAD spectrum file)
Option CQ (Finds a cross correlation peak)
Option CR (Computes a cross correlation)
Option CS (Applies a cosbell mask to SAD maps)
Option CT (Computes centroids of objects in SAD image files)
Option CU (Crops a map in a SAD file)
Option DA (Plots various parameters of a surface brightness distribution)
Option DEF (Creates a file of commands)
Option DG (Plots galaxian photometric and structural parameters and fits curves to them)
Option DI (Divides a set of SAD maps by another map, with bias subtraction as in flat fielding)
Option DP (Produces a dithered plot of a SAD file)
Option DKS (Allows access to the operating system from withing the program)
Option DT (Prints pixel values within an area of a SAD file)
Option ED (Edits surface brightness distribution data)
Option ER (Edits images data within rectangular areas of SAD files)
Option FA (Creates artificial star images in a SAD file)
Option FD (Applies spatial filtering to image data)
Option FE (Creates artificial spectra in a SAD file)
Option FG (Creates artificial galaxy images in a SAD file)
Option FM (Flips SAD maps horizontally or vertically)
Option FO (Finds the horizontal offset of intensity distribution between two rows of a SAD map)
Option FS (Flattens the continuum of a spectrum)
Option FT (Does a forward transform)
Option GA (Computes the mean and mean error of an area of an image in a SAD file)
Option IN (Interpolates maps)
Option IP (Does simple image processing on a TV display device)
Option LI (Computes spectral line indexes)
Option ME (Links together two scrunched SAD files)
Option MH (Changes some common SAD header key values)
Option MM (Finds minimum and maximum values in an SAD file)
Option MP (Imports and converts FITS files to SAD files)
Option ND (Applies or removes a filter response from a spectrum)
Option NI (Adds various kinds of artificial noise to a SAD file map)
Option NO (Normalizes pixel values by various kinds of averages)
Option OK (Creates a calibration to convert spectra to absolute flux)
Option P2 (Computes a one- or two-dimensional Fouirier transform and/or power spectrum)
Option PD (Constructs an H&D curve)
Option PH (Prints SAD header information on a terminal)
Option PL (Plots pixel values along any direction in a SAD file image)
Option PM (Performs simple filter photometry measurements from spectra)
Option PR (Calculates the surface brightness distribution of a galaxy in a SAD file)
Option PT (Prints pixel values from a rectangular area in a SAD file)
Option RE (Rebins maps from one physical unit to another in a SAD file)
Option RF (Corrects a two-dimensional spectrum for differential refraction)
Option RG (Fits various formulae to galaxian surface brightness distributions)
Option RO (Rotates SAD maps by arbitrary angles)
Option RS (Multiplies rows in a SAD file map by a scaling row)
Option RT (Calculates the inverse fourier transform of a SAD file)
Option RW (Converts RT11RD files to SAD files)
Option S1 (Computes the centroid of a U. of MI speckle file)
Option S2 (Copies U. of MI speckle frames into separate SAD maps)
Option S3 (Flat fields U. of MI speckle files)
Option S4 (Aligns U. of MI speckle maps by shifting in X and Y)
Option SA (Uses a mask SAD file to operate on pixel values)
Option SF (Fits various functions to a row of a SAD map)
Option SH (Copies rows from an input set of SAD maps to an output file with optional scaling)
Option SU (Displays a SAD image file as a mesh plot)
Option SVE (Allows one to inspect .SVE files from within the MIIPS program)
Option TV (Loads SAD images into various video display devices)
Option USR (Runs a user program from within the MIIPS program)
Option XC (Expands or contracts a file in the X and/or Y direction)
Option XP (Exports a SAD file to the FITS format)
Option XY (Shifts a SAD file in the X and/or Y directions)