Tools and Tips
This page contains all tools and tips needed to prepare efficiently FORS observations.
FORS2 specific tools
Tools and information to prepare and execute FORS2 observations.
FORS Instrument Mask Simulator fims: during the Phase 2 Proposal Preparation, some observing modes will require interactive mask preparation with this tool.
FORS Standard Stars and Fields
UCAC1 catalog: CCD astrometry for the southern sky (VizieR Search Page)
FORS2 Zero Points trend analysis from the daily health check monitor. For details see
FORS2 calibration reference frames.This page contains examples of what the offered data calibration should look like.