Starlink Project
Starlink User Note 230.6

Frossie Economou, Tim Jenness,
Malcolm Currie, Andy Adamson, Alasdair Allan, Brad Cavanagh
Joint Astronomy Centre, Hilo, Hawaii

June 2004

Copyright © 1997-2004 Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council

ORAC-DR: Overview and General Introduction



orac-dr is a general purpose automatic data reduction pipeline environment. It currently supports data reduction for the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) instruments UFTI, IRCAM, UIST and CGS4, for the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) instrument SCUBA, for the William Herschel Telescope (WHT) instrument INGRID, for the European Southern Observatory (ESO) instrument ISAAC and for the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) instrument IRIS-2. This document describes the general pipeline environment. For specific information on how to reduce the data for a particular instrument, please consult the appropriate orac-dr instrument guide.


1 Introduction to ORAC-DR
3 Setting up to run oracdr
4 ORAC-DR Components
5 Xoracdr
6 oracdr
8 Release Notes
A The ORAC-DR Data Loops
B The ORAC-DR Display System
C The ORAC-DR Calibration Selection
D Shell Variables
E oracdisp
F oracdr_nuke