[AstroPy] X marks the spot

Karl Kosack karl.kosack at cea.fr
Wed Sep 11 04:02:12 EDT 2013

On 10 September 2013 21:11, Demitri Muna <demitri.muna at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> What the current state of the art in Python-based FITS viewers?
> If I have a FITS file and a coordinate, does anyone have a template piece
> of code that would load the image, display it, and draw an x on the
> coordinate(s) I provide?

I'd suggest looking at the Kapteyn library:


It's fully matplotlib compatible and is designed specifically for FITS
plotting (including all all-sky projections).  It also has excellent
documentation and examples.


> Thanks!
> Demitri
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