Debian Astro Tools packages

Astronomy tools and utilities

This metapackage will install small tools provided by Debian Astronomy packages. These tools handle smaller tasks, mainly dealing with FITS files.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Package Version Description
alfa 2.2-1 Automated Line Fitting Algorithm
asdftool 3.0.1-1 Command line tool to manipulate ASDF scientific data files
astronomical-almanac 5.6-7 astronomical almanac - calculate planet and star positions
astropy-utils 1.3-8 Command line tools from astropy
boinc-app-eah-brp 0.20170426+dfsg-10 New upstream version 0.20180424 available BOINC extension for Einstein@Home binary pulsar search
boinc-app-seti 8.00~svn3725-3 SETI@home application for the BOINC client
casacore-tools 3.3.0-4 Tools built with CASA
fitscut 1.4.4-4 Extract cutouts from FITS image format files
fitspng 0.3.5-1 FITS to PNG converter
fitsverify 4.18-1 FITS File Format-Verification Tool
funtools 1.4.4+dfsg2-1 Minimal buy-in FITS utility package
libcfitsio-bin 3.450-3 CFITSIO based utilities
neat 2.3.2-2 New upstream version 2.4 available Nebular Empirical Analysis Tool
qfits-tools 6.2.0-8 FITS manipulation tools
rawtran 1.1-1 RAW photo to FITS converter
siril 1.2.1-1 astronomical image processing tool
voro++ 0.5+revert-to-0.4.6+dfsg1-1 library for the computation of the Voronoi diagram
wcslib-tools 8.2.2+ds-3 Command line tools utilizing wcslib
wcstools 3.9.0+dfsg-1 Handle the WCS of a FITS image
xpa-tools 2.1.20-1 Tools for seamless communication between Unix programs

Debian packages in experimental

Package Version Description
pluto-find-orb 0.0~git20180227-5 orbit assessment from asteroid images

No known packages available but some record of interest (WNPP bug)

Package Version Description
tablator Universal table translator for astronomy