Acronyms & Abbreviations

ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) table format
CADC The Canadian Astronomy Data Center
CCD Charge Coupled Device
CFHT Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
CFHTLS Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Legacy Survey
COSMOS Cosmological Evolution Survey
FITS Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) file format
FoV Field of View
FWHM Full Width at Half Maximum
LDAC Leiden Data Analysis Center (LDAC) catalogue format
MEF Multi-Extension FITS (MEF) file format
PSF Point Spread Function
PSFEx PSF Extractor
QA Quality Assessment
QC Quality Control
QSO Queued Service Observations (QSO)
SCAMP Software for Calibrating AstroMetry and Photometry
SDSS Sloan Digital Sky Survey
SDSS-DR8 SDSS 8th Data Release
SExtractor Source Extractor
SLR Stellar Locus Regression
SNLS SuperNova Legacy Survey
SNR Signal to Noise Ratio
T0006 CFHTLS 6th Data Release
T0007 CFHTLS 7th Data Release