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FITS Liberator: Image processing software

Postby kcd » Sat Jun 02, 2012 3:48 am

FITS Liberator: Image processing software

Abstract: The ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator makes it possible to process and edit astronomical science data in the FITS format to produce stunning images of the universe. Formerly a plugin for Adobe Photoshop, the current version of FITS Liberator is a stand-alone application and no longer requires Photoshop. This image processing software makes it possible to create color images using raw observations from a range of telescopes; the FITS Liberator continues to support the FITS and PDS formats, preferred by astronomers and planetary scientists respectively, which enables data to be processed from a wide range of telescopes and planetary probes, including ESO’s Very Large Telescope, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, ESA’s XMM–Newton Telescope and Cassini–Huygens or Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Credit: Lindberg Christensen, Lars; Nielsen, Lars Holm; Nielsen, Kaspar K.; Johansen, Teis; Hurt, Robert; de Martin, David

Site: https://www.spacetelescope.org/projects/fits_liberator/
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ASPC..442..169L

Bibcode: 2012ascl.soft06002L

Preferred citation method: Please acknowledge use with the following statement: "This image was created with the help of the ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator".

ID: ascl:1206.002
Last edited by Ada Coda on Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:45 am, edited 1 time in total.
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