TRS Useful Links

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Here is a collection of potentially useful links throughout the wiki (with occasional references to YouTube videos) that may or may not be helpful for your summer work.

Using the wiki

Movies and other online resources

Downloading the data


Getting data from other wavelengths

Literature work

Doing photometry

OK, this step is doing to take the longest, be the most complex, involve the most steps and the most math.

Never just trust that the computer has done it right. It probably did what you asked it to do correctly, but you asked it to do the wrong thing. Always make some plots to test and see if the photometry seems correct.

Working with (text) data tables

Making SEDs

WARNING: lots of math and programming spreadsheets here too.. you WILL do this more than once to get the units right!