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Description A galaxy/point source fitting algorithm that fits 2-D parameterized, axisymmetric, functions directly to images.
Version installed Ubuntu 18.04: 3.0.5 (installed in April 2019).
Usage At the command prompt, type:
galfit      # to launch the v3.0.5 version
galfit2     # to launch the v2.0.3 version

Files EXAMPLE.INPUT and EXAMPLE.CONSTRAINTS in the /opt/galfit/galfit-3.0.5/galfit-example/ directory can be used as templates for your own input and constraints files.
Upgrade Notes Read the New GALFIT features to learn about new features in this version.
Manuals and
Read the User's Manual (PDF file). See also the links in the GALFIT website: especially interesting are the Advisory and the Top 10 Rules of Thumb.
SIE contact Nicola Caon - - tel: 5383 - office: 1.124
Additional Info NOTA BENE: The input file has changed between Version 3 and Version 2. Parameters 8, 9, and 10 in Version 2 are now called 9, 10, and C0 in Version 3. C0 is now an optional parameter, so it is only visible when specified explicitly and given a value.