Module ij
Package ij.plugin

Class FITS_Writer

java.lang.Object
ij.plugin.FITS_Writer
All Implemented Interfaces:
PlugIn

public class FITS_Writer
extends java.lang.Object
implements PlugIn
This plugin saves a 16 or 32 bit image in FITS format. It is a stripped-down version of the SaveAs_FITS plugin from the collection of astronomical image processing plugins by Jennifer West at http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/science/astronomy/jwest/plugins.html.
Version 2010-11-23 : corrects 16-bit writing, adds BZERO & BSCALE updates (K.A. Collins, Univ. Louisville).
Version 2008-09-07 : preserves non-minimal FITS header if already present (F.V. Hessman, Univ. Goettingen).
Version 2008-12-15 : fixed END card recognition bug (F.V. Hessman, Univ. Goettingen).
Version 2019-11-03 : various updates (K.A. Collins, CfA-Harvard and Smithsonian).
  • Constructor Summary

    Constructors 
    Constructor Description
    FITS_Writer()  
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type Method Description
    static java.lang.String[] getHeader​(ImagePlus img)
    Extracts the original FITS header from the Properties object of the ImagePlus image (or from the current slice label in the case of an ImageStack) and returns it as an array of String objects representing each card.
    void run​(java.lang.String path)
    This method is called when the plugin is loaded.

    Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

    clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
  • Constructor Details

  • Method Details

    • run

      public void run​(java.lang.String path)
      Description copied from interface: PlugIn
      This method is called when the plugin is loaded. 'arg', which may be blank, is the argument specified for this plugin in IJ_Props.txt.
      Specified by:
      run in interface PlugIn
    • getHeader

      public static java.lang.String[] getHeader​(ImagePlus img)
      Extracts the original FITS header from the Properties object of the ImagePlus image (or from the current slice label in the case of an ImageStack) and returns it as an array of String objects representing each card. Taken from the ImageJ astroj package (www.astro.physik.uni-goettingen.de/~hessman/ImageJ/Astronomy)
      Parameters:
      img - The ImagePlus image which has the FITS header in it's "Info" property.