[AstroPy] UserWarning When Opening FITS File

j. vickroy jgv.home at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 12:24:08 EST 2016


Thanks for your quick reply.

My preference is to avoid these distributions -- mostly because of a 
frustrating experience with Canopy a few years back.

Do you use the Anaconda distribution on Microsoft Windows?  If so, any 
issues with it?

--jv

------ Original Message ------
From: "Demitri Muna" <demitri.muna at gmail.com>
To: "j. vickroy" <jgv.home at gmail.com>; "Astronomical Python mailing 
list" <astropy at scipy.org>
Sent: 3/6/2016 9:03:32 AM
Subject: Re: [AstroPy] UserWarning When Opening FITS File

>
>While not a direct answer to your question, I’d probably recommend 
>installing the Anaconda Python:
>
>https://www.continuum.io/downloads
>
>Demitri
>
>---
>
>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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