Observers Manual

The Observers' Manual aims to provide members of the community with an overview of how to observe with CHEOPS. It includes details on the tools available to support propspective observers in their proposal preparation together with decrption of the different elements of the mission, including the instrument, operations and performance. Details are also provided on how CHEOPS data is procesed, the data products and how data can be accessed.

Current version:

Issue 5.0 - issued 12 March 2024, applicable to AO-5 and DP programmes.

Past versions:

Issue 4.0 - issued 4 April 2023, applicable to AO-4 and DP programmes.
Issue 3.1 - issued 13 February 2022, applicable to AO-3 and DP programmes.
Issue 3.0 - issued October 2021, applicable to AO-3 and DP programmes.
Issue 2.0 - applicable to AO-2 and DP programmes.


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This website was last updated on 12 March 2024.