[AstroPy] Re: [SciPy-user] pyfits question: handling gzipped fits files

Perry Greenfield perry at stsci.edu
Mon Jul 18 08:18:32 CDT 2005

On Jul 17, 2005, at 3:20 PM, Stephen Walton wrote:

> Does Pyfits support the internally compressed FITS files described in  
> this link
> http://ledas-www.star.le.ac.uk/lheasoft/fitsio/compression/ 
> compress_image.html
> of which I see Perry is a co-author?  Of course, reading such files is  
> one thing, having software to write them quite another.  CFITSIO can  
> do it, I think.
Not yet, but should be within a 2-3 months (resources permitting).


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