4FS ETC

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MPE is maintaining an up-to-date list of FAQs and known issues. Please check there first, whether your problem is already known. In all other cases please f...
Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 at 10:43 AM
I can't delete my ruleset/catalogue
Validation will "lock" the files against deletion. There's also an additional level of locking, because rulesets are required by the target c...
Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 at 11:34 AM
I have a dependency problem with my ruleset
A common confusion is that the target catalogues should have targets, listing the names of the actual rulesets, not the ruleset file itself. A ruleset file ...
Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 at 3:39 PM
How are templates scaled to their target magnitude?
This information has been taken from a 4MOST talk which can be found following this link (page 33): For flat sources, the surface brightness is conver...
Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 at 10:39 AM
How many targets should I use and is there an upper limit?
To be as flexible as possible, it is recommended that you include up to twice as many targets as you scientifically desire. This helps with scheduling, as w...
Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 at 10:36 AM
How many spectral templates can I use?
The 4FS_WI and 4FS_ETC are not set up to handle more than some thousands of unique spectral templates. It is recommended to use the lowest number of spectra...
Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 at 10:42 AM