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Key steps

15 July 2015 ( maj : 10 August 2017 ), by Nadège Meunier

  • 2008: first steps of SPHERE-DC in Grenoble and Marseille
  • 2008-2009: preliminary studies of the databases
  • 2009-2014: development of the processing center application, server and storage implementation
  • 2012: development of the TDB
  • 2013: implementation of the ANIS website
  • 2014: SPHERE delivered to ESO (first light in May, commissioning runs and science verification time) by the consortium of 12 institutes
  • 2014: development of a graphical tool for the TDB, TDB opened to the consortium
  • 2014: first tests of the processing center on real data
  • 2015: SPHERE opened to the scientific community and starts of the SPHERE-DC operations
  • 2015+: developments of new functionalities at the Processing Center and at the Target Data Base
  • 2017: opening of the DIVA archive
  • April 2017 : beginning of the systematic reduction of calibration files (public access)
  • August 2017 : beginning of on-line reduced science data (public access)