Tag Archives: FITS

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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Using Montage To Build New Applications: The IRSA Finder Chart Service

Because Montage is written as a toolkit, its components – useful tools in their own right – can be used to support the development of new applications. We describe one application here: the IRSA Finder Chart service, developed by my … Continue reading

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Writing Scripts To Create Mosaics: A 3-color mosaic of the Pleiades

Because Montage is designed as a toolkit, it is easy to create your own scripts to generate custom mosaics and run them them on your desktop. You can get access these scripts from the contributed software page. Here, we analyze … Continue reading

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Analyzing and Processing FITS files with Montage

Ever want to do basic tasks such as retrieve the header from a FITS file, check that the header of a FITS file is valid, re-size a FITS file, or do a cutout of a FITS file? The Montage distribution … Continue reading

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