[AstroPy] AstroPy Digest, Vol 134, Issue 6

Wilfred Tyler Gee wtylergee at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 17:23:04 EST 2017


For the record, astrometry.net does now work with Python 3 thanks to all
the work Dustin Lang has put into it lately.

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 6:22 PM, Ole Streicher <astropy at liska.ath.cx> wrote:

> 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:
>
> https://github.com/dstndstn/astrometry.net
>
> BTW, the astrometry.net Python package is still Python-2 only; I think
> that PRs to get Python-3 compatibility would be welcome ;-)
>
> Cheers
>
> Ole
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