RDA Naming Conventions



RDA File Names:

Example: rf120006m01_im1.fits-gz Template: r<d><ssssss><f><nn>_<ttt>.fits-gz r f 120006 m 01 _ im1 .fits-gz Meaning of the substrings (see template): substring | description ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- <cc> | country code (one of 'ca', 'uk', 'us' ,'wg') | 'ca': calibration / verification | 'uk': United Kingdom | 'us': United States | 'wg': (West) Germany <d> | detector ID | 'p': PSPC - 'f': PSPC with filter - 'h': HRI <ssssss> | sequence (ROR) number <f> | follow-up indication | 'n': first observation | 'a': follow-up observation | 'm': mispointing <nn> | number of folluw-up observation <ttt> | data set type | 'im1': photon image in the broad band (0.1-2.4 keV) | 'im2': photon image in the hard band (0.4-2.4 keV) | 'im3': photon image in the soft band (0.1-0.4 keV) | 'ime': image of the average photon energy | 'bk1': background image in the broad band (0.1-2.4 keV) | 'bk2': background image in the hard band (0.4-2.4 keV) | 'bk3': background image in the soft band (0.1-0.4 keV) | 'mex': merged exposure map in the broad band (0.1-2.4 keV) | (and more) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Unique Sequence Directory Names:

Example: ca120006fp--1_n2_p1_r2_f2_p2 Template: <cc><ssssss><dd><fff>_n<a>_p<b>_r<c>_f<d>_p<e> ca 120006 fp --1 _n 2 _p 1 _r 2 _f 2 _p 2 Meaning of the substrings (see template): substring | description ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- <cc> | country code (one of 'ca', 'uk', 'us' ,'wg') | 'ca': calibration / verification | 'uk': United Kingdom | 'us': United States | 'wg': (West) Germany <ssssss> | sequence (ROR) number <dd> | detector ID | 'p': PSPC - 'fp': PSPC with filter - 'h': HRI <fff> | follow-up indication | '-': real follow-up observation | '--': mispointing <a> | number of OBI (observation interval) processing <b> | number of SEQ (sequence) processing <c> | revision of SASS (standard analysis software system) | <c> = 2 or higher | -> format of data is rationalized FITS (RDF) format <d> | revision of FITS software <e> | number of FITS processing ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

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