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VST Pickup

vstpickup is a routine that removes pickup noise from individual VST images. The image must have already been pipeline processed before using this application and all  32 extensions must be present.


vstpickup input_file


Input FITS file with the VST observation


The following options are supported.  Default values are specified after the equal sign.

--(no)checkonly (no)
If set then no correction is actually done. The routine will check the input image and a message will appear to say how many rows have been affected.
The flat field image that was used in the processing of this image. Better results are obtained if this is available. It must also have all 32 extensions present.