HEALPix: Hierarchical Equal Area isoLatitude Pixelization of

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HEALPix: Hierarchical Equal Area isoLatitude Pixelization of a sphere

Post by owlice » Sun Jul 17, 2011 4:21 pm

HEALPix: Hierarchical Equal Area isoLatitude Pixelization of a sphere

Abstract: HEALPix is an acronym for Hierarchical Equal Area isoLatitude Pixelization of a sphere. As suggested in the name, this pixelization produces a subdivision of a spherical surface in which each pixel covers the same surface area as every other pixel. Another property of the HEALPix grid is that the pixel centers occur on a discrete number of rings of constant latitude, the number of constant-latitude rings is dependent on the resolution of the HEALPix grid.

Credit: Górski, K. M.; Hivon, Eric

Site: https://healpix.sourceforge.io/
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011PhRvE..84d1118O

Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft07018G

Preferred citation method: Please see citation information here: http://healpix.sourceforge.net/downloads.php

ID: ascl:1107.018
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