Ureka! – A new easy-to-install IRAF + PyRAF distribution from STScI and Gemini

by Guest July 15, 2013

This is a guest post by Christine Slocum, a software engineer at Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), on behalf of the Ureka team. Last month, STScI and Gemini announced the first public beta release of the Ureka binary installer for common astronomical software (primarily for the UV/Optical/IR community). The goals of the Ureka installer are […]


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Macsingularity archive now hosted at Astrobetter

by Planck April 13, 2010

Thanks to Kelle, despite my leaving astronomy for the glorious world of public policy, and shutting down my web host account, the archives of Macsingularity live on.  We’re not 100% sure what to do with the home page, the IRAF installers (which are out of date), and other things, but for now pretty much all […]


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Better ways to make large image mosaics?

by Kelle October 21, 2009

Given the useful responses to Jane’s question about spectral line analysis, here’s another query for the community. This one is about making large image mosaics and it comes from Adam Ginsburg, a grad student at the University of Colorado, Boulder. I want to make a large-scale mosaic of the Galactic Plane covering 90-180 degrees x […]


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