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Instrument-specific FAQ (HAWK-I) (Data Reduction)

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Frequently Asked Questions related to HAWK-I

Q: My HAWK-I FITS file headers report gain values of 1 and readnoise values of 0. These cannot be real. How do I determine the correct values?

A: We suggest using the ‘hawki_detector_noise’ pipeline recipe to compute the correct readout noise and gain.