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Brightness Units

RPFITS files to not contain any information as to whether the telescope calibration was in units of Kelvin or Janskys. On reading the data a default value is set depending on the telescope and frequency of observation. If this default is incorrect (you can see it in the listing from the summary function) the user can either override this value on reading the data or later. E.g:

  ASAP> scans = scantable(('2004-11-23_1841-P484.rpf', unit='Jy')
  # Or in two steps
  ASAP> scans = scantable(('2004-11-23_1841-P484.rpf')
  ASAP> scans.set_fluxunit('Jy)

Malte Marquarding 2005-11-30