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fitsinfo - Print a summary of the HDUs in one or more FITS files(s)

fitsinfo(1) astropy 1.1 fitsinfo(1)

NAME

fitsinfo - Print a summary of the HDUs in one or more FITS files(s)

SYNOPSIS

fitsinfo filename [filename ...]

DESCRIPTION

fitsinfo is a command-line script based on astropy.io.fits for printing a summary of the HDUs in one or more FITS files(s) to the standard output.

EXAMPLES

Example usage of fitsinfo:
1. Print a summary of the HDUs in a FITS file:

$ fitsinfo filename.fits
 

Filename: filename.fits
No. Name Type Cards Dimensions Format
0 PRIMARY PrimaryHDU 138 ()
1 SCI ImageHDU 61 (800, 800) int16
2 SCI ImageHDU 61 (800, 800) int16
3 SCI ImageHDU 61 (800, 800) int16
4 SCI ImageHDU 61 (800, 800) int16
2. Print a summary of HDUs of all the FITS files in the current directory:

$ fitsinfo *.fits
April 2015 fitsdiff