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Description Package of programs and a library of utility subroutines for setting and using the world coordinate systems (WCS) in the headers of the most common astronomical image formats, FITS and IRAF .imh, to relate image pixels to sky coordinates.
Version installed Ubuntu 18.04: 3.9.5 (from the Ubuntu repositories).
Usage At the command prompt, type:
wcs  or

This will start a new shell from which all WCSTools tasks can be executed (xwcs will launch the shell in a new terminal window).
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Manuals and
In the WCSTools shell type:
to see what commands are available and how to get help on them.
Or check out the WCSTools website.
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