WCSTools: Image Astrometry Toolkit

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WCSTools: Image Astrometry Toolkit

Post by owlice » Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:36 am

[c]WCSTools: Image Astrometry Toolkit[/c][/b]
Abstract: WCSTools is a package of programs and a library of utility subroutines for setting and using the world coordinate systems (WCS) in the headers of the most common astronomical image formats, FITS and IRAF .imh, to relate image pixels to sky coordinates. In addition to dealing with image WCS information, WCSTools has extensive catalog search, image header manipulation, and coordinate and time conversion tasks. This software is all written in very portable C, so it should compile and run on any computer with a C compiler.

Credit: Mink, Jessica

Site: http://tdc-www.harvard.edu/software/wcstools/
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1999ASPC..172..498M

Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft09015M

Preferred citation method: Depends on usage; see http://tdc-www.harvard.edu/software/wcs ... lications/ for information

ID: ascl:1109.015
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