[AstroPy] UserWarning When Opening FITS File

Demitri Muna demitri.muna at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 11:03:32 EST 2016


While not a direct answer to your question, I’d probably recommend installing the Anaconda Python:

https://www.continuum.io/downloads

Demitri

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On Mar 6, 2016, at 10:48 AM, j. vickroy <jgv.home at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>  
> My system is:
>  
> Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
> Python 3.5.1
> AstroPy 1.1.1 (from http://www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/#astropy)
> NumPy 1.10.4 (from http://www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/#numpy)
>  
> The following is an interactive session illustrating the warning:
>  
> PythonWin 3.5.1 (v3.5.1:37a07cee5969, Dec  6 2015, 01:54:25) [MSC v.1900 64 bit (AMD64)] on win32.
> Portions Copyright 1994-2008 Mark Hammond - see 'Help/About PythonWin' for further copyright information.
> >>> import astropy.io.fits
> >>> import numpy
> >>> astropy.__version__
> '1.1.1'
> >>> numpy.__version__
> '1.10.4'
> >>> sourcefile = r'C:\Users\jgv\Pictures\Astro\Calibration\Darks\DARK_5m_001.fit'
> >>> HDUs       = astropy.io.fits.open (sourcefile)
> C:\Users\jgv\AppData\Local\Programs\Python\Python35\lib\site-packages\astropy\io\fits\util.py:578: UserWarning: Could not find appropriate MS Visual C Runtime library or library is corrupt/misconfigured; cannot determine whether your file object was opened in append mode.  Please consider using a file object opened in write mode instead.
>   'Could not find appropriate MS Visual C Runtime '
> >>> 
>  
> I would appreciate feedback about what is wrong with my setup and how to repair it.
>  
> Thanks,
> --jv
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