Following the Photons - Astronomical simulations for instruments & telescopes
Start date: 11 Oct 2011
Address: Royal Observatory Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The scientific questions posed by modern astronomy require facilities and surveys with greater complexity and data volumes than ever before. To ensure the maximum return from the investment in these facilities, simulations have become an integral ingredient in their design and operation, and in the extraction of optimum scientific results from the observations. These simulations span each stage of the system, from realistic modelling of astronomical sources through to detector performances.
Last Update: 1 September 2019