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FITS

(Flexible Image Transport System)
(IAU standard for data such as images)

FITS (for Flexible Image Transport System) is a digital data format for storing, transporting, and importing/exporting images. It was developed by the IAU in 1981 for use in astronomy, and has since been enhanced.


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Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FITS
https://fits.gsfc.nasa.gov/
http://www.astro.sunysb.edu/fwalter/AST443/fits.html

Referenced by pages:
SPECTRE

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