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Data Reading

Tuesday 15 March 2022, by Xavier Bonnin

This page provides information about software in support to RPW data usage.

How to read the RPW science data files?

RPW science data are provided as NASA Common Data Format (CDF) files. Visit official NASA CDF Web site for more details about CDF format and how to read it.

User Supplied Software

TOPCAT is an interactive graphical viewer and editor for tabular data. It understands a number of different astronomically important formats, including CDF.

A Python program by Erik Johansson (IRF-Uppsala) for mirroring Solar Orbiter Archive (SOAR) data locally.

A light user-friendly online tool to vizualize Solar Orbiter location and trajectory over the mission.