Abstract: PyFITS provides an interface to FITS formatted files in the Python scripting language and <a href="http://ascl.net/1207.011">PyRAF</a>, the Python-based interface to IRAF. It is useful both for interactive data analysis and for writing analysis scripts in Python using FITS files as either input or output. PyFITS is a development project of the Science Software Branch at the Space Telescope Science Institute.
<b>PyFITS has been deprecated. Please see <a href="https://ascl.net/1304.002">Astropy</a></b>.
Credit: Barrett, Paul; Hsu, J. C.; Hanley, Chris; Taylor, James; Droettboom, Michael; Bray, Erik M.; Hack, Warren; Greenfield, Perry; Wyckoff, Eric; Jedrzejewski, Robert; De La Pena, Michele; Hodge, Phil