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Fitsblink is a program for manipulation with astronomical images in FITS format. It detects stars, asteroids and comets, matches stars with GSC, USNO-SA and ACT star catalogues, performs astrometry and can send astrometry results by email directly. It works in command line and graphical mode utilizong X Windows. With a connection to asteroid_server it identifies asteroids. Currently versions for Linux and OS/2 are available.

Current Version:   3.13

License Type:   Free, for details see documentation

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Source Code Availability:   Yes, from Home Site

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  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   Yes, from Home Site
  • Other Packages:   Yes, from Home Site

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Linux, OS2 + XFree86

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