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generate a PSF super-tabulated model for SExtractor


psfex catalog [catalog2 ...] [-c configuration-file]

[-parameter1 value1 -parameter2 value2 ...]

psfex -d


PSFEx stands for “PSF Extractor”: a software that makes PSF models for use with the SExtractor program.

See for more details.

Operation modes

-h,  --help

print this help, then exit

-V,  --version

print version number, then exit

-d,  --dump

dump a default configuration file


The full documentation for PSFEx is maintained as a PDF manual available at

Reporting Bugs

Please report bugs to the PSFEx software forum at

See Also

eye(1), missfits(1), scamp(1), sex(1), sky(1), stiff(1), stuff(1), swarp (1), ww(1)


Written by Emmanuel Bertin (Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris)


PSFEx is licensed under the terms of the General Public License (GPL), version 3.

Referenced By

scamp(1), sex(1).

February 2024 PSFEx 3.24.1