C. GABRIEL - I. HEINRICHSEN - D. SKALEY - W.M. TAI
The ISOPHOT Interactive Analysis PIA is a full astronomical data analysis tool for data reduction and calibration of ISOPHOT, one of the instruments on board the Infrared Space Observatory ISO, launched in November 1995 by the European Space Agency. This article is devoted to the description of the image processing capabilities of PIA, on the basis of the different mapping strategies with ISOPHOT. PIA offers a full graphical interface, giving the user all the informations related to the observation and data selection possibilities. Special flat fielding techniques, extraction of profiles, map rotation and convolution, point source extraction, three dimensional display, etc, are implemented in an interactive way.