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[ascl:1110.012] Starlink: Multi-purpose Astronomy Software

Starlink has many applications within it to meet a variety of needs; it includes:

  • a general astronomical image viewer;
  • data reduction tools, including programs for reducing CCD-like data;
  • general-purpose data-analysis and visualisation tools;
  • image processing, data visualisation, and manipulating NDF components;
  • a flexible and powerful library for handling World Coordinate Systems (partly based on the SLALIB library);
  • a library of routines intended to make accurate and reliable positional-astronomy applications easier to write; and
  • and a Hierarchical Data System that is portable and flexible for storing and retrieving data.

Code site:
http://starlink.eao.hawaii.edu/starlink
Appears in:
http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0208448 http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1982QJRAS..23..485D
Bibcode:
2011ascl.soft10012V
Preferred citation method:

The Starlink software (Currie et al 2014; http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ASPC..485..391C) is currently supported by the East Asian Observatory.


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