Starlink: Multi-purpose Astronomy Software

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Starlink: Multi-purpose Astronomy Software

Post by owlice » Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:09 pm

Starlink: Multi-purpose Astronomy Software

Abstract: Starlink has many applications within it to meet a variety of needs; it includes:
<ul><li>a general astronomical image viewer;</li><li>data reduction tools, including programs for reducing CCD-like data;</li><li>general-purpose data-analysis and visualisation tools;</li><li>image processing, data visualisation, and manipulating NDF components;</li><li>a flexible and powerful library for handling World Coordinate Systems (partly based on the SLALIB library);</li><li>a library of routines intended to make accurate and reliable positional-astronomy applications easier to write; and </li><li>and a Hierarchical Data System that is portable and flexible for storing and retrieving data.</li></ul>

Credit: Various


Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft10012V

Preferred citation method: The Starlink software (Currie et al 2014; is currently supported by the East Asian Observatory.

ID: ascl:1110.012
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