waldo

overview

waldo is Dorado’s tool for various search tasks. waldo has the ability to plate-solve a FITS image via astrometry.net and return the image with a WCS header mounted. waldo has the ability to find stars in a FITS image and return relevent information that can be used to plot the stars or be used in further calculations.

Reference/API

dorado.waldo Package

This is the docstring for the examplesubpkg package. Normally you would have whatever.py files in this directory implementing some modules, but this is just an example sub-package, so it doesn’t actually do anything.

Functions

plate_solve(data, image_file_path[, …])

plate_solve takes fits image file data and the corresponding file string to the data and calls nova.astrometry.net to obtain and then integrate WCS into the HDU.

starSeeker(data)