Index of astronomy related programs
- a program for FITS image display, blinking, extraction of
star lists and astrometry. It runs on Linux and OS/2 operating systems
and should be easy to compile on other UNIX-like systems. It runs
both in graphical interactive mode and as a command line program suitable
for batch programming. From version 3.0 on it connects to asteroid_server
to show asteroid positions and identifies asteroids which are already in
is an Internet service which provides information about asteroids.
It uses the Lowell asteroid database with almost 50000 asteroids.
For connection to the database a number of clients
are provided together with source code in different computer languages.
Fitsjd is a small utility
program which calculates the Julian Day of midexposure time and writes
it, together with WCS coordinates and image dimensions, to the standard
output. Useful for batch programming.
fitsfrompg are programs
which transfer information from FITS header to a Postgres database and
retrieve the information from it. Although very simple, these programs
can be of great help when searching for old images.
- Calculation and statistical evaluation of residuals, a WWW service for asteroid astrometrists.