The INTEGRAL science data centre (ISDC)

T.J.L. Courvoisier, Rasmus Walter, V. Beckmann, A.J. Dean, P. Dubath, R. Hudec, P. Kretschmar, S. Mereghetti, T. Montmerle, N. Mowlavi, S. Paltani, A.P. Martinez, N. Produit, R. Staubert, A.W. Strong, J.P. Swings, Niels Jørgen Stenfeldt Westergaard, N. White, C. Winkler, A.A. Zdziarski

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The INTEGRAL Science Data Centre (ISDC) provides the INTEGRAL data and means to analyse them to the scientific community. The ISDC runs a gamma ray burst alert system that provides the position of gamma ray bursts on the sky within seconds to the community. It operates a quick-look analysis of the data within few hours that detects new and unexpected sources as well as it monitors the instruments. The ISDC processes the data through a standard analysis the results of which are provided to the observers together with their data.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAstronomy & Astrophysics
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)L53-L57
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • methods : data analysis
  • gamma rays : observations

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Courvoisier, T. J. L., Walter, R., Beckmann, V., Dean, A. J., Dubath, P., Hudec, R., Kretschmar, P., Mereghetti, S., Montmerle, T., Mowlavi, N., Paltani, S., Martinez, A. P., Produit, N., Staubert, R., Strong, A. W., Swings, J. P., Westergaard, N. J. S., White, N., Winkler, C., & Zdziarski, A. A. (2003). The INTEGRAL science data centre (ISDC). Astronomy & Astrophysics, 411(1), L53-L57.