[AstroPy] AstroPy Digest, Vol 134, Issue 6

Ole Streicher astropy at liska.ath.cx
Mon Nov 13 02:22:37 EST 2017

Eric Jeschke <eric at naoj.org> writes:
> From: Christoph Deil <deil.christoph at googlemail.com>
>> Is there a good web page with a description, or even a Python
>> package that will help me compute the WCS?
> Perhaps I don't understand the particular kind of photo that you have,
> but depending on the resolution I believe you can use the
> astrometry.net python package to solve for the field and produce a
> reasonable WCS.

They also have a mailing list, <astrometry at googlegroups.com>, and the
author (Dustin Lang) is extraordinarily responsive and helpful.

The github repo:


BTW, the astrometry.net Python package is still Python-2 only; I think
that PRs to get Python-3 compatibility would be welcome ;-)



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