64037Re: Which software supports WCS insertion into 32bit FITS
- Dec 3, 2008This program created by the European Space Administration (ESA) allows you to
manipulate fits images you might try it.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "drgert1" <drgert1@...> wrote:
> Hi All,
> For a mosaic project I need to automatically insert plate coordinates
> (and preferrably some polynomial distortion coefficients) into the
> fits header of my pre processed and stacked sub frames. The sub frames
> are produced by CCDStack and are in 32bit FITS format to preserve data
> So far the following attempts have failed.
> 1. CCDStack has no feature for astrometry and WCS insertion.
> 2. Astrometrica. Reads 32bit FITS, does a nice job in star matching
> but output FITS is truncated to 16bit
> 3. CCDSoft. Fails to read 32bit FITS from CCDStack.
> 4. AstroArt4. No automated reference star matching.
> Not tried yet:
> SExtractor & imWCS from WCSTools (Linux)
> What experience do others in the field have?
> Thanks & Clear Skies,
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