Gnuastro: GNU Gets Into Astronomy
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 31 May 2016 at 10:29 AM EDT. 2 Comments
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Gnuastro is the latest GNU Project.

Gnuastro v0.1 was released today as the first public release of this package, which stands for the GNU Astronomy Utilities. Gnuastro contains utilities for astronomical data manipulation and analysis via the command-line.

Gnuastro currently ships utilities for arithmetic, converting data files, convolve data, cosmic calculator, printing/manipulating FITS header files, image cropping, image statistics, image warping, making catalogs of labeled images, adding noise to an image, detecting and segmenting signals in noise, and finding/subtracting sky values.

More details on this new GNU Project for astronomy fans can read the official announcement and/or visit their project site.
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