ImageJ for Astronomy
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AstroImageJ (AIJ) ...
- Runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS
- Provides an interactive interface similar to ds9
- Reads and writes FITS images with standard headers
- Allows FITS header viewing and editing
- Plate solves and adds WCS to images seamlessly using the Astrometry.net web interface
- Displays astronomical coordinates for images with WCS
- Provides object identification via an embedded SIMBAD interface
- Aligns image sequences using WCS headers or by using apertures to correlate stars
- Image calibration including bias, dark, flat, and non-linearity correction with option to run in real-time
- Interactive time-series differential photometry interface with option to run in real-time
- Allows comparison star ensemble changes without re-running differential photometry
- Provides an interactive multi-curve plotting tool streamlined for plotting light curves
- Includes an interactive light curve fitting interface with simultaneous detrending
- Allows non-destructive object annotations/labels using FITS header keywords
- Provides a time and coordinate converter tool with capability to update/enhance FITS header content (AIRMASS, BJD, etc.)
- Exports analyses formatted as spreadsheets
- Creates color images and with native ImageJ processing power
Comments, requests for help and new features, and bug reports should be posted to the
AstroImageJ is ImageJ with astronomy plugins and macros installed.
It includes tools based on the
Göttingen ImageJ astronomical resources
with additions we find useful.
Because it was necessary to modify the original ImageJ code to enable some of these features,
this package should be installed in
Last update: December 7, 2014
kielkopf at louisville dot edu