Creating figures from FITS images with APLpy

The Python module APLpy is a great tool for plotting professional-looking astro images. Short for Astronomical Plotting Library in Python, APLpy aims to produce publication-quality plots of astronomical images in FITS file format. As I’ve been using it a lot … Read more

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Blogging code with WordPress

Frequently, I find myself trawling the net looking for a solution to some programming error. One of my aims for this blog was to post useful pieces of code, ¬†vague solutions to those sort of annoying problems that distract from … Read more

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Hello world!

  Just writing a quick post – my first post – to say hello! I’m going to start blogging on a weekly basis about astronomy, computing, the daily life of a postdoc, and some stories of my travels. I hope … Read more

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