[AstroPy] Version No. for IRAF Software?

Jim Vickroy Jim.Vickroy@noaa....
Fri May 1 07:33:08 CDT 2009


Malte Tewes wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> it sure is nice to see that this [AstroPy] is an active mailing  
> list ... but isn't this slightly off-topic ?
>   
Yes, I also think so -- especially without a little prior investigation. 
-- jv
> I would humbly suggest to post somewhat more precise questions, after  
> a detailed study of manuals etc...
>
> Let's discuss this openly, feel free to tell me your opinions.
>
> Cheers,
> Malte
>
> PS : concerning IRAF : installing, learning, using, then citing takes  
> a year, but otherwise it would be just name-dropping, wouldn't it ?
>
> On 30 Apr 2009, at 20:57, Wayne Watson wrote:
>
>   
>> I'm writing a paper and wanted to cite IRAF. The editor provided  
>> this, but I need to provide the version no. Anyone know? Maybe it's  
>> just a date.
>>
>> Boroson, T., Tody, D. Shaw., R., Davis, L., De La Pens, M.,
>> Fitzpatrick, M., Seaman, R., Valdes, F., Zarate, N. (2009).
>> Image Reduction and Analysis Facility (IRAF) software, _*vx.x.x.x.*_
>> http://iraf.noao.edu/
>>
>> -- 
>>           Wayne Watson (Watson Adventures, Prop., Nevada City, CA)
>>
>>             (121.015 Deg. W, 39.262 Deg. N) GMT-8 hr std. time)
>>              Obz Site:  39° 15' 7" N, 121° 2' 32" W, 2700 feet
>>
>>           All the neutrons, and protons in the human body occupy
>>           a cube whose side is 5.52*10**-6 meters (tiny!). That
>>           adds up to a 150 pound person. It's not a surprise that
>>           we are mostly space. (Calculation by WTW)
>>
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