KERNEL data analysis reference documentation

Table of Contents


1 Introduction

The goal of this series of pages is to gather in one place the documentation that will help new users grasp how to use kernel-phase and the kernel-phase data analysis pipeline (XARA) for their observation projects.

This is the index page of the documentation.

2 Download and installation

Download the latest version of XARA on!

XARA is a python package. The recommended installation procedure is after download, to use the following command:

python install --user

It is also recommended to add the ~/.local/bin/ directory to the user path:

export PATH=$HOME/.local/bin/:$PATH

3 Software documentation

4 Project specific pages

Not part of the documentation but contains information that may be useful.

5 Acknowledgement

The XARA software and this documentation are developments carried out in the context of the KERNEL project. KERNEL has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (grant agreement CoG - 683029). For more information about the KERNEL project, visit:


XARA documentation page
Author: Frantz Martinache