[AstroPy] ANN: pywcs 1.9 released
Bridgman, William T.
Wed Jul 21 09:27:37 CDT 2010
Where is the top-level page for downloading this?
Google seems to point to things out of date and searching for pywcs at www.stsci.edu
leads to pages with documentation without download links, or
"Environment not found".
On Jul 21, 2010, at 10:06 AM, Michael Droettboom wrote:
> I have made a new release of pywcs, version 1.9. It adds the
> features and bugfixes since 1.8:
> - Support binary image arrays and pixel list format WCS by presenting
> a way to call wcslib's wcsbth()
> - Updated underlying wcslib to version 4.5, which fixes the following:
> - Fixed the interpretation of VELREF when translating
> AIPS-convention spectral types. Such translation is now handled
> by a new special- purpose function, spcaips(). The wcsprm
> struct has been augmented with an entry for velref which is
> filled by wcspih() and wcsbth(). Previously, selection by
> VELREF of the radio or optical velocity convention for type VELO
> was not properly handled.
> - The "pc" member is now available with a default "raw" Wcsprm object.
> - Make properties that return arrays read-only, since modifying a
> (mutable) array could result in secondary values not being
> recomputed based on those changes.
> - float properties can now be set using int values
> Michael Droettboom
> Science Software Branch
> Space Telescope Science Institute
> Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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Dr. William T."Tom" Bridgman Scientific Visualization
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