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High-Level Functions

Easily view, read, and write FITS files


fitsdispDisplay FITS metadata
fitsinfoInformation about FITS file
fitsreadRead data from FITS file
fitswriteWrite image to FITS file


Importing Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) Files

The FITS file format is the standard data format used in astronomy, endorsed by both NASA and the International Astronomical Union (IAU).