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APLpy: Astronomical Plotting Library in Python

Post by owlice » Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:22 am

APLpy: Astronomical Plotting Library in Python
Abstract: APLpy (the Astronomical Plotting Library in Python) is a Python module for producing publication-quality plots of astronomical imaging data in FITS format. The module uses Matplotlib, a powerful and interactive plotting package. It is capable of creating output files in several graphical formats, including EPS, PDF, PS, PNG, and SVG. Plots can be made interactively or by using scripts, and can generate co-aligned FITS cubes to make three-color RGB images. It also offers different overlay capabilities, including contour sets, markers with customizable symbols, and coordinate grids, and a range of other useful features.

Credit: Robitaille, Thomas; Bressert, Eli

Site: http://aplpy.github.io/

Bibcode: 2012ascl.soft08017R

Preferred citation method: Please see citation information here: https://github.com/aplpy/aplpy/blob/master/CITATION

ID: ascl:1208.017
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