ISOPHOT Interactive Analysis (PIA)

Data Analysis and simulations of spectroscopic and continuum mapping with the ISOPHOT Interactive Analysis (PIA)


(1) ISO Data Centre, ESA Astrophysics Division, Villafranca del Castillo, P.O. Box 50727, 28080 Madrid, Spain
(2) Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, La Laguna, Spain
(3) Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, Pasadena, USA


The ISOPHOT Interactive Analysis (PIA) is the software tool of choice for the scientific analysis of ISOPHOT data. It is used in more than 200 astronomy institutes all over the world and it has been continuously upgraded during and after the operational phase of the ISO mission. Special enhancements concerning the analysis of imaging spectrophotometry data as well as the inclusion of a raster data simulation package within the PIA capabilities are discussed here.

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