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fitsheader - Print the header(s) of a FITS file.

FITSHEADER(1) astropy 1.0.2 FITSHEADER(1)

NAME

fitsheader - Print the header(s) of a FITS file.

DESCRIPTION

usage: fitsheader [-h] [-e HDU] [-k KEYWORD] [-t [FORMAT]] [-c]
filename [filename ...]
Print the header(s) of a FITS file. Optional arguments allow the desired extension(s), keyword(s), and output format to be specified. Note that in the case of a compressed image, the decompressed header is shown by default.

positional arguments:

filename
path to one or more files; wildcards are supported

optional arguments:

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-e HDU, --extension HDU
specify the extension by name or number; this argument can be repeated to select multiple extensions
-k KEYWORD, --keyword KEYWORD
specify a keyword; this argument can be repeated to select multiple keywords; also supports wildcards
-t [FORMAT], --table [FORMAT]
print the header(s) in machine-readable table format; the default format is "ascii.fixed_width" (can be "ascii.csv", "ascii.html", "ascii.latex", "fits", etc)
-c, --compressed
for compressed image data, show the true header which describes the compression rather than the data
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