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Glossary of Terms Used in the GES Archive

The GES Archive Attribute Glossary lists all the database table attributes held in the Archive. Click on a given letter below to jump to attributes starting with that letter.

GES archive attribute glossary

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The following table lists some other terms used in the archive.

MEF file Multi-Extension FITS file.
TwoDFrame A processed two-dimensional CCD frame from which individual spectra have been extracted. Typically multiple spectra will be extracted from each TwoDFrame.
SpecFrame The set of one-dimensional spectra extracted from a single TwoDFrame. Thus, there is usually a 1:1 relation between SpecFrames and TwoDFrames. The spectra included in the SpecFrames are fully calibrated and have associated error information.
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