WCSLIB is a C library, supplied with a full set of Fortran wrappers, which implements the "World Coordinate System" (WCS) standard in FITS (Flexible Image Transport System). It also includes a PGPLOT-based routine, PGSBOX, for drawing general curvilinear coordinate graticules, and a number of utility programs. The FITS "World Coordinate System" (WCS) convention defines keywords and usage which provide descriptions of astronomical coordinate systems in a FITS image header.
|Tags||Scientific/Engineering Astronomy FITS|
|Operating Systems||Unix Linux Msc OS X|
Release Notes: This release makes the library thread-safe, fixes problems caused by locale differences in written forms of numeric values, and fixes warnings for Unix and Windows.