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Creating Sky Coverage Maps With Montage

Most of you are familiar with how to create image mosaics with Montage. You can also use the mViewer module to create sky coverage maps. The image below, from Rodriguez et al. (2017) shows an example of this, created to … Continue reading

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Expanding The Breadth of Use of the Montage Image Mosaic Engine

  This is the title of a poster presented at the 2017 NSF Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI^2) Principal Investigator (PI) workshop in February 2017 (an earlier version was presented at the ADASS conference in Trieste, Italy in October … Continue reading

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TOASTing Your Images With The Montage Image Mosaic Engine

Our poster at the 229th AAS meeting, Grapevine TX, Jan 4-8 2017 shows how to prepare your images for consumption by the World Wide Telescope.

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Montage Helps Find Near-Earth Objects

One of the most interesting applications that I have found for Montage is by the Lincoln Near Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) program. A paper by Vighh et al. (2015) described how LINEAR has made significant contributions to the discovery of Near-Earth Objects (NEOs), thereby … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Code Release: Experience With Montage

This is a presentation given at the  Special Session on Tools and Tips for Better Software, held at the 227th AAS Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, Jan 5, 2016. It was one of six presentations given at the session, whose purpose is … Continue reading

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Montage Poster at 227th AAS Meeting, Kissimmee, FL. Jan 4-8, 2016.

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Montage YouTube Channel Rolled Out!

We have released the Montage youTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFjmHCDrq4YIUly1r082TjA  . We have posted four videos of image cubes created with Montage, and will be posting more in the coming months.  Here is one example: This is a full-resolution mosaic of … Continue reading

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