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TESS Data Filrs

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swadhwa
TESS Data Filrs

Hi

Anybody know any windows based software that can read .fits files from the TESS mission.

 

I know there are Unix/Linux solutions - I am not in position to use these.

 

Regards

SW

Tonisee
Reading FITS files in Windows

If you can't read them with common programs, it can be that extensions etc are used (that are very standard "things", in fact). However, you can explore and convert them with Python. Just install either Anaconda version of Python 3 (Python 2 is officially dead) and Astropy module. PyFITS is available too, but it is basically a backport because of historical reasons. You can find a lot of good/simple examples from: http://docs.astropy.org/en/stable/index.html

There is also a bunch of tools listed in TESS Software Tools webpage.

Best wishes,
Tõnis

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