- Subroutines to extract and use sky WCS information in FITS headers.
These subroutines and the I/O and access subroutines below are in the wcssubs
tar package as well as in the libwcs.a library which comes with the wcstools tar package.
They are also used by the image display and browsing programs
for translating between image and sky coordinates.
They were originally written for SAOimage
to track image pixel sky positions and display external databases in sky coordinates
translated from the cursor's position in the displayed image.
- Subroutines to read FITS and IRAF headers and images and to access
images with any datatype.
- Subroutines to extract stars in a specified region from the HST Guide
Star catalog, the USNO J Catalog, or a user-supplied Starbase-format
- Sburoutines used by the various WCSTools tasks, such as source finding
and WCS fitting.