Stsci python

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stsci_python is a library of Python routines and C extensions that has been developed to provide a general astronomical data analysis infrastructure. It includes the following:

  • PyRAF, an environment for running IRAF tasks without using the IRAF CL
  • MultiDrizzle, a task for combining dithered STScI images
  • PyFITS, used to read FITS images and tables into numpy or numarray objects and to manipulate FITS headers
  • Numdisplay, used to visualize numpy array objects using image display tools like ds9 and ximtool


You can download the complete stsci_python package from the stsci_python download page

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