Photutils: Photometry tools

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Photutils: Photometry tools

Post by Ada Coda » Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:36 pm

Photutils: Photometry tools

Abstract: Photutils provides tools for detecting and performing photometry of astronomical sources. It can estimate the background and background rms in astronomical images, detect sources in astronomical images, estimate morphological parameters of those sources (e.g., centroid and shape parameters), and perform aperture and PSF photometry. Written in Python, it is an affiliated package of Astropy (ascl:1304.002).

Credit: Bradley, Larry; Sipocz, Brigitta; Robitaille, Thomas; Tollerud, Erik; Deil, Christoph; Vinícius, Zè; Barbary, Kyle; Günther, Hans Moritz; Bostroem, Azalee; Droettboom, Michael; Bray, Erik; Bratholm, Lars Andersen; Pickering, T. E.; Craig, Matt; Pascual, Sergio; Greco, Johnny; Donath, Axel; Kerzendorf, Wolfgang; Littlefair, Stuart; Barentsen, Geert; D'Eugenio, Francesco; Weaver, Benjamin Alan

Site: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.596036
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016MNRAS.456.3335S

Bibcode: 2016ascl.soft09011B

Preferred citation method: Please see citation information here: https://github.com/astropy/photutils/bl ... TATION.rst

ID: ascl:1609.011
Last edited by Ada Coda on Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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