The lsst.ap.pipe module links together a set of common image processing tasks so that a user may run one command on a dataset of raw, ingested images rather than several. The Alert Production (AP) pipeline includes the following key data processing Tasks for LSST Prompt Data Products: IsrTask, CharacterizeImageTask, CalibrateTask, AlardLuptonSubtractTask, DetectAndMeasureTask, and DiaPipelineTask.

At present, the alert production pipeline is implemented using the Gen 3 framework:


Using lsst.ap.pipe in Gen 3


lsst.ap.pipe is developed at You can find Jira issues for this module under the ap_pipe component.

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Python API reference

lsst.ap.pipe Package