VIMOS Exposure Time Calculator
Optical Imaging Mode
Version P102.4
Description
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Target Input Flux Distribution
Template Spectrum
O5V (Pickles)
O9V (Pickles)
B1V (Kurucz)
B2IV (Pickles)
B3V (Kurucz)
B8V (Kurucz)
B9III (Pickles)
B9V (Pickles)
A0III (Pickles)
A0V (Pickles)
A1V (Kurucz)
F0V (Kurucz)
G0 (Pickles)
G2V (Kurucz)
K2V (Pickles)
K7V (Pickles)
M2V (Pickles)
Planetary Nebula
HII Region (ORION)
Elliptical Galaxy
S0 Galaxy
Sa Galaxy
Sb Galaxy
Starburst Galaxy 1
Starburst Galaxy 2
Starburst Galaxy 3
Starburst Galaxy 4
Starburst Galaxy 5
Starburst Galaxy 6
E Galaxy (GALEV)
QSO
Redshift
z =
Target Magnitude and Mag.System:
U
B
V
R
I
=
Vega
AB
Magnitudes are given per arcsec
^{2}
for extended sources
MARCS Stellar Model
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Spherical Geometry (87 models)
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Teff=4000 log(g)=-0.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-4 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-4 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-4 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=4000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]=-4 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=4000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 5
Teff=4500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 5
Teff=4500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=4500 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=5000 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=5000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 5
Teff=5000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=5000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=5000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=5000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=5000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5500 log(g)= 0.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 5
Teff=5500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=5500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=5500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=5500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=5500 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=6000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=6000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 5
Teff=6000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=6000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=6000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=6000 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=6000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-4 M= 1
Teff=6000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=6000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=6000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=6000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=6500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 5
Teff=6500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=6500 log(g)= 1.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=6500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=6500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=6500 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=7000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=7000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 5
Teff=7000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=7000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 5
Teff=7000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=7500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=7500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=7500 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=7500 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=8000 log(g)= 2.0 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
Teff=8000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]=-2 M= 1
Teff=8000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]=-1 M= 1
Teff=8000 log(g)= 3.5 [Fe/H]= 0 M= 1
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Plane Parallel Geometry,
log(g)=4.0 (50 models)
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Teff=4000 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=4000 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=4000 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=4000 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=4000 [Fe/H]= 1
Teff=4500 [Fe/H]=-4
Teff=4500 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=4500 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=4500 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=4500 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=4500 [Fe/H]= 1
Teff=5000 [Fe/H]=-4
Teff=5000 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=5000 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=5000 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=5000 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=5000 [Fe/H]= 1
Teff=5500 [Fe/H]=-4
Teff=5500 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=5500 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=5500 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=5500 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=5500 [Fe/H]= 1
Teff=6000 [Fe/H]=-4
Teff=6000 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=6000 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=6000 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=6000 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=6000 [Fe/H]= 1
Teff=6500 [Fe/H]=-4
Teff=6500 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=6500 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=6500 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=6500 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=6500 [Fe/H]= 1
Teff=7000 [Fe/H]=-4
Teff=7000 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=7000 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=7000 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=7000 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=7500 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=7500 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=7500 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=7500 [Fe/H]= 1
Teff=8000 [Fe/H]=-4
Teff=8000 [Fe/H]=-2
Teff=8000 [Fe/H]=-1
Teff=8000 [Fe/H]= 0
Teff=8000 [Fe/H]=0.5
Teff=8000 [Fe/H]= 1
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Dwarfs (Plane Parallel Geometry):
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Teff=6250 log(g)= +4.5 [Fe/H]=-3.00
Teff=6250 log(g)= +4.5 [Fe/H]=-4.00
Teff=6250 log(g)= +4.5 [Fe/H]=-5.00
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Giants (Spherical Geometry):
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Teff=5000 log(g)= +1.5 [Fe/H]=-3.00 M= 1.0
Teff=5000 log(g)= +1.5 [Fe/H]=-4.00 M= 1.0
Teff=5000 log(g)= +2.0 [Fe/H]=-3.00 M= 1.0
Teff=5000 log(g)= +2.0 [Fe/H]=-4.00 M= 1.0
Teff=5000 log(g)= +2.0 [Fe/H]=-5.00 M= 1.0
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Blackbody
Temperature:
K
Power Law
Index:
F(λ) ∝ λ
^{index}
Emission Line
Lambda:
nm
Flux:
10
-16
ergs/s/cm
2
(per arcsec
2
for extended sources)
FWHM:
nm
Spatial Distribution:
Point Source
Extended Source
Extended Source: Integral Photometry
Aperture Radius
arcsec
Indicate the desired aperture magnitude in the broad band associated filter, and the aperture radius
Sky Conditions
Override almanac sky parameters and use instead typical fixed sky model parameters except Moon phase and airmass
Moon FLI:
Airmass:
Almanac
Time
UT
Time step forward/back
sec
min
hour
day
week
month
year
MJD
Target
Target coordinates
Name or ID:
α
^{°}
δ
^{°}
toggle units
UT rise
culm.
set
Hour Angle
azimuth
altitude
zenith distance
airmass
FLI
moon/sun
phase angle
moon/target
separation
Target
Moon
Sun
An
advanced almanac
is available in the ESO SkyCalc sky model calculator
Seeing/Image Quality:
The seeing and image quality are irrelevant for extended sources
Seeing:
arcsec
FWHM in V-band at zenith
(use this value in the proposal)
Probability
---
%
of realising the seeing ≤
1.00
arcsec
IQ:
arcsec
FWHM at the airmass and wavelength of observation
(to be used for the OB constraint set)
The corresponding seeing and probability will be indicated in the ETC output page
Image Quality is not a parameter in AO modes
Instrument Setup
Filter
:
U
B
V
R
I
z
Detector
:
Low Gain
Object position on CCD
:
Edge
Center
Observation
S/N
:
Exposure Time
:
s
Results
Plots:
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Input spectrum in physical units
Total Efficiency
CCD Illumination
S/N as a function of Seeing (for pointlike sources only)
S/N as a function of Exposure Time
2D simulated image (pointlike sources only)
Debug text output
This software has been prepared in collaboration between ESO and the VIMOS consortium
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