[AstroPy] all-sky map

Bridgman, William T. William.T.Bridgman at nasa.gov
Tue Apr 5 14:42:36 EDT 2011

Are you looking for the labeling or the reprojection?

These were done with Python


I've used PIL for labeling on images.

On Apr 5, 2011, at 2:32 PM, Jonathan Slavin wrote:

> To all:
> I'm looking for a way to plot an all-sky map of modeled data using a
> Hammer-Aitoff projection.  The way I've done this in IDL is to  
> create a
> uniform x-y grid, translate that l, b using the proper conversion  
> for an
> Aitoff projection and generate the data on that grid.  I then display
> the image and overlay an Aitoff grid (which I also generate).  So the
> image is rectangular and extends beyond the plot edges.  That is fine,
> but then all the labeling, etc. has to be done by hand.  Is there an
> easier way?  Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Jon
> -- 
> ______________________________________________________________
> Jonathan D. Slavin              Harvard-Smithsonian CfA
> jslavin at cfa.harvard.edu         60 Garden Street, MS 83
> phone: (617) 496-7981           Cambridge, MA 02138-1516
> cell: (781) 363-0035           USA
> ______________________________________________________________
> _______________________________________________
> AstroPy mailing list
> AstroPy at scipy.org
> http://mail.scipy.org/mailman/listinfo/astropy

Dr. William T."Tom" Bridgman               Scientific Visualization  
Global Science & Technology, Inc.          NASA/Goddard Space Flight  
Email: William.T.Bridgman at nasa.gov         Code 610.3
Phone: 301-286-1346                        Greenbelt, MD 20771
FAX:   301-286-1634                        http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/

More information about the AstroPy mailing list