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Description SExtractor is a program that builds a catalogue of objects from an astronomical image. Although it is particularly oriented towards reduction of large scale galaxy-survey data, it performs rather well on moderately crowded star fields.
Version installed Ubuntu 18.04: 2.19.5 (installed in May 2019).
Usage At the command prompt, type:
sextractor  or just  sex
Upgrade Notes N/A
Manuals and
Read the User's Manual or the cookbook by Benne Holwerda: Source Extractor for Dummies. See also the SExtractor Forum at
SIE contact Nicola Caon - - tel: 5383 - office: 1.124
Additional Info Configuration files are in /opt/sextractor/sextractor-2.19.5/config/.