CMBview: Viewing HEALPix-format CMB Data on a Sphere

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CMBview: A Mac OS X program for viewing HEALPix-format sky map data on a sphere

Post by owlice » Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:53 am

[c]CMBview: A Mac OS X program for viewing HEALPix-format sky map data on a sphere[/c][/b]
Abstract: CMBview is a viewer for FITS files containing HEALPix sky maps. Sky maps are projected onto a 3d sphere which can be rotated and zoomed interactively with the mouse. Features include:

rendering of the field of Stokes vectors
ray-tracing mode in which each screen pixel is projected onto the sphere for high quality rendering
control over sphere lighting
export an arbitrarily large rendered texture
variety of preset colormaps

Credit: Portsmouth, Jamie

Site: https://github.com/portsmouth/cmbview
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2008MNRAS.391..435F

Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft12011P

ID: ascl:1112.011
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Re: CMBview: Viewing HEALPix-format CMB Data on a Sphere

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