ESO Science Data Products standard version 8 published

Published: 11 Apr 2022

Version 8 of the ESO Science Data Products standard is now published; highlights of the revisions are:

  • Extensive review of the catalogue section to i) incorporate a new data format to support multi-epoch catalogue data and ii) improve readability and clarity of the text.
  • Two interface changes are introduced:
    • The white light image inherits the HDUCLASS scheme of the science data cube in case of multiple HDUs.
    • Propagation of keyword values from science files to a catalogue.


For more detailed information, please consult the change record from the previous version, which is available in the document. The new version of the Science Data Products standard can be downloaded as PDF document.