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SAOImage DS9: A utility for displaying astronomical images in the X11 window environment

Post by owlice » Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:40 pm

SAOImage DS9: A utility for displaying astronomical images in the X11 window environment

Abstract: SAOImage DS9 is an astronomical imaging and data visualization application. DS9 supports FITS images and binary tables, multiple frame buffers, region manipulation, and many scale algorithms and colormaps. It provides for easy communication with external analysis tasks and is highly configurable and extensible via XPA and SAMP. DS9 is a stand-alone application. It requires no installation or support files. Versions of DS9 currently exist for Solaris, Linux, MacOSX, and Windows. All versions and platforms support a consistent set of GUI and functional capabilities. DS9 supports advanced features such as multiple frame buffers, mosaic images, tiling, blinking, geometric markers, colormap manipulation, scaling, arbitrary zoom, rotation, pan, and a variety of coordinate systems. DS9 also supports FTP and HTTP access. The GUI for DS9 is user configurable. GUI elements such as the coordinate display, panner, magnifier, horizontal and vertical graphs, button bar, and colorbar can be configured via menus or the command line. DS9 is a Tk/Tcl application which utilizes the SAOTk widget set. It also incorporates the X Public Access (XPA) mechanism to allow external processes to access and control its data, GUI functions, and algorithms.

Credit: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Site: http://ds9.si.edu/site/Home.html
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2003ASPC..295..489J

Bibcode: 2000ascl.soft03002S

Preferred citation method: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2003ASPC..295..489J

ID: ascl:0003.002
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Re: SAOImage: A utility for displaying images in the X11 win

Post by teuben » Fri Apr 04, 2014 12:25 am

http://js9.si.edu/ reports on a javascript implementation of ds9

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Re: SAOImage DS9: A utility for displaying astronomical images i

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