ImageJ for Astronomy

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The latest version has many features to enhance astronomical image processing, especially for photometry. These include a versatile image display, time-series stacks, a link to for adding coordinates, built-in AstroCC to set and time and place, links to Simbad for object identification, and exoplanet model fitting. It is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux by downloading an installation package . After installation, the built-in Help->Update option keeps your version current.

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An article on AstroImageJ appears in the Astronomical Journal (2017). Additional details on the user interface are available through astro-ph in reference 1701.04817v1. The User Guide may be downloaded here.

Comments, requests for help and new features, and bug reports should be posted to the AstroImageJ Forum.

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 its entirety.

AstroImageJ is open source software and is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License. It incorporates ImageJ components which are in the public domain.

Last update: August 5, 2021
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