astrometry-engine man page

astrometry-engine ā€” Identify where a list of stars is on the sky


astrometry-engine [options] file [...]


This does the actual work of identifying where the list of stars is on the sky. It is run by solve-field.


-h, --help

Print help

-v, --verbose

Be verbose

-c, --config file

Use this config file (default: "/etc/astrometry.cfg"); "none" for no config file

-d, --base-dir dir

Set base directory of all output filenames.

-C, --cancel file

Quit solving if this file appears

-s, --solved file

Write to this file when a field is solved

-E, --to-stderr

Send log message to stderr

-f, --inputs-from file

Read input filenames from the given file, "-" for stdin

-i, --index file(s)

Use the given index files (in addition to any specified in the config file); put in quotes to use wildcards, eg: "-i 'index-*.fits'"

-p, --in-parallel

Run the index files in parallel

-D, --data-log file file

Log data to the given filename


The team. Principal investigators are David W. Hogg (NYU) and Dustin Lang (CMU).

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