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astrometry-engine - Man Page

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

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