[AstroPy] numarray pdf 1.5 is broken. Using numdisplay, Python, PIL, and Tkinter
Mon Apr 6 13:46:45 CDT 2009
the main thing missing when using matplotlib is the correct use of
astronomical coordinate information, and that is a pretty big plus of ds9.
Phil Hodge wrote:
>> The question is whether ds9 is a module that can be used within a Python
>> program? I really do not know, but indications are that it is not.
> ds9 is not a Python module, it's a stand-alone program that you run from
> Unix. However, there is an interface for displaying images to it, and
> the Python module numdisplay uses that interface. The advantage of ds9
> is that it is so powerful. imshow in matplotlib is pretty good, though,
> and you may want to use matplotlib anyway for plotting.
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