Introduction and Description
CFITSIO is a library of C and Fortran subroutines for reading and
writing data files in FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) data
format. CFITSIO provides simple high-level routines for reading and
writing FITS files that insulate the programmer from the internal
complexities of the FITS format. CFITSIO also provides many advanced
features for manipulating and filtering the information in FITS files.
Version 3.370 installed on 15/9/2014.
Library is in /usr/local/lib and the following executables are in
- funpack - uncompress a FITS file
- fpack - compress a FITS file
- fitscopy - copy a FITS file with filtering, eg subimage, change
format see CFITSIO manual for full list
- imcopy - copy and compress an image
There may be several different versions of cfitsio on local machines
and in /usr/local/lib.
Start from here.
Last modified: Wed Sep 15 15:29:25 GMT 2014