FITSio: FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) Utilities

Utilities to read and write files in the FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) format, a standard format in astronomy (see e.g. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FITS> for more information). Present low-level routines allow: reading, parsing, and modifying FITS headers; reading FITS images (multi-dimensional arrays); reading FITS binary and ASCII tables; and writing FITS images (multi-dimensional arrays). Higher-level functions allow: reading files composed of one or more headers and a single (perhaps multidimensional) image or single table; reading tables into data frames; generating vectors for image array axes; scaling and writing images as 16-bit integers. Known incompletenesses are reading random group extensions, as well as bit, complex, and array descriptor data types in binary tables.

Author
Andrew Harris
Date of publication
2016-11-26 02:49:21
Maintainer
Andrew Harris <harris@astro.umd.edu>
License
GPL (>= 2)
Version
2.1-0

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Man pages

axVec
Generate axis vector for image
closeHdr
Format and close FITS header
FITSio-package
FITS file input-output functions
makeFITSimHdr
Generate header for FITS image
modifyHeader
Modify and edit comments and 'keyword-value' pairs in FITS...
parseHdr
Parse FITS header
readFITS
Read a single data set from a FITS file
readFITSarray
Read an image (multi-dimensional array) from a FITS file
readFITSbintable
Read a FITS binary table
readFITSheader
Read a FITS header
readFITStable
Read a FITS ASCII table
readFrameFromFITS
Read a single data set from a FITS file into a data frame
writeFITSim
Write a FITS image (multi-dimensional numeric array) to disk

Files in this package

FITSio
FITSio/inst
FITSio/inst/fitsExamples
FITSio/inst/fitsExamples/IUElwp25637mxlo.fits
FITSio/inst/fitsExamples/vizier.fits
FITSio/inst/fitsExamples/2008_03_11_203150.fits
FITSio/NAMESPACE
FITSio/R
FITSio/R/modVal.R
FITSio/R/newKwv.R
FITSio/R/readFITSarray.R
FITSio/R/writeFITSim.R
FITSio/R/parseHdr.R
FITSio/R/readFITSheader.R
FITSio/R/readFITS.R
FITSio/R/closeHdr.R
FITSio/R/makeFITSimHdr.R
FITSio/R/addComment.R
FITSio/R/readFrameFromFITS.R
FITSio/R/readFITStable.R
FITSio/R/addHistory.R
FITSio/R/axVec.R
FITSio/R/readFITSbintable.R
FITSio/R/writeFITSim16i.R
FITSio/R/addKwv.R
FITSio/R/delKwv.R
FITSio/MD5
FITSio/DESCRIPTION
FITSio/ChangeLog
FITSio/man
FITSio/man/readFITS.Rd
FITSio/man/parseHdr.Rd
FITSio/man/modifyHeader.Rd
FITSio/man/readFITStable.Rd
FITSio/man/makeFITSimHdr.Rd
FITSio/man/FITSio-package.Rd
FITSio/man/writeFITSim.Rd
FITSio/man/readFITSbintable.Rd
FITSio/man/readFITSheader.Rd
FITSio/man/readFITSarray.Rd
FITSio/man/axVec.Rd
FITSio/man/readFrameFromFITS.Rd
FITSio/man/closeHdr.Rd