[AstroPy] Getting Started with Python and FITS

Cohen-Tanugi Johann cohen@lpta.in2p3...
Wed Apr 1 08:12:21 CDT 2009


ok I stand corrected.... I was taking the fact that the last release was 
more than a year old as a sign. Sorry!
J

Christopher Hanley wrote:
> Numdisplay is still maintained here at STScI. It is released as part 
> of out STSCI_PYTHON package.
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>
> On Apr 1, 2009, at 8:42 AM, Cohen-Tanugi Johann <cohen@lpta.in2p3.fr> 
> wrote:
>
>> I might be wrong, but I think that numdisplay is not maintained 
>> anymore, you may want to check before depending on it. Problem with 
>> matplotlib is the lack of astrophysical coordinate support, so that 
>> images will be displayed in pixel coordinates.
>>
>> Johann
>>
>> Christopher Hanley wrote:
>>> Another easy way to display a data section from a FITS file is to 
>>> use numdisplay and DS9.
>>>
>>> http://stsdas.stsci.edu/numdisplay/
>>>
>>> Numdisplay will work with and ndarray from numpy.  It is a one line 
>>> command after the import
>>>
>>> > import numdisplay
>>> > numdisplay.display(yourArrayObject)
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Chris
>>>
>>>
>>>


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