ESO Exposure Time Calculators     

Documentation and Tools News and Notes
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Formula Book
  • Database of efficiency profiles
  • Retired ETCs
  • Historic ETC versions:
  • SkyCalc Sky Model Calculator
    - with advanced Almanac
    - command-line interface skycalc_cli
  February 28th, 2018: Version P102.0
  • VIMOS decommissioned
  • First release of ESPRESSO ETC
  • HAWKI/GRAAL ETC supporting AOF tip/tilt free mode
  • HAWKI and VIRCAM ETCs:
    - Bug fix in sky model parameter assignment
      leading to slightly different sky background
ESO Exposure Time Calculators
Imaging Spectroscopy
La Silla EFOSC2  SUSI  WFI  SOFI  EFOSC2  HARPS  FEROS  SOFI 
Paranal UT1 NACO  FORS2  FORS2  KMOS 
Paranal UT2   UVES  UVES-FLAMES  GIRAFFE  X-SHOOTER 
Paranal UT3 VISIR   SPHERE-IRDIS  SPHERE-ZIMPOL  VISIR  SPHERE-IFS
Paranal UT4 HAWK-I  SINFONI  MUSE 
Paranal ICCF   ESPRESSO
Paranal VISTA VIRCAM   
Paranal VST OmegaCAM   
E-ELT E-ELT  E-ELT 
VLTI GRAVITY  VisCalc  CalVin 

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