pyfits problem

Cygnus X-1 cygnusx1 at mac.com
Sat Nov 18 06:27:08 CET 2006


On Thu, 16 Nov 2006 15:35:00 -0500, Tommy Grav wrote
(in article <mailman.286.1163708914.32031.python-list at python.org>):

> I am trying to load in a fits-image and get this error
> 
> wiyn05dec/n1 -> display -i obj062.fits
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "/Users/tgrav/Work/Astronomy/MyCode/Python/Redspit/ 
> display.py", line 48, in ?
>      main()
>    File "/Users/tgrav/Work/Astronomy/MyCode/Python/Redspit/ 
> display.py", line 30, in main
>      im  = pyfits.getdata(options.infname)
>    File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/ 
> python2.4/site-packages/pyfits/NP_pyfits.py", line 4645, in getdata
>      _data = hdu.data
>    File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/ 
> python2.4/site-packages/pyfits/NP_pyfits.py", line 2058, in __getattr__
>      self.data = np.array(raw_data, type=np.Float32)
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Float32'
> 
> I am using numpy 1.0rc3 and ActivePython 2.4.3 Build 11.
> Anyone know what is going on?
> 
> Cheers
>     Tommy

Have you opened the file?  Which version of pyFITS?

Consider:
   fimg=pyfits.open(datafile)
   self.header=fimg[0].header
   self.image=fimg[0].data

Tom
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