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Description stsci_python is a library of Python routines and C extensions that has been developed to provide a general astronomical data analysis infrastructures. It includes PyRAF, a command language for IRAF based on the Python scripting language that can be used in place of the existing IRAF cl.
Version installed Ubuntu 18.04: PyRAF v2.1.15 (installed in April 2019)
Usage To start pyraf, first load the Python 2 module:
module load python/2.7.15,  then type:
Upgrade Notes See the stsci_python Release Change Notes.
Manuals and
See the stsci_python software documentation and the PyRAF FAQ. In particular, to learn how to write scripts that take full advantage of the features PyRAF provides, read the PyRAF Programmer's Guide.
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