group has been involved in a wide variety of software development over
the years. A number of these software pakages are publically available.
H-Compress is a widely-used "lossy-compression" technique developed by Rick
White and used by our group to compress the DSS images by ~10x
for public distribution.
GetImage is "unsupported software" developed by STScI to recontruct
a DSS image for any position in the sky. Developed for VMS and Unix
Triangulated Mesh) is an efficient numerical/geometical way of partitioning
the sky into smaller and smaller areas that is used extensively by
the GSC-II and SDSS projects. It is also becoming more popular in
the VO toolkit.
is prototype JAVA code used for accessing and visualing DSS images
and various catalogs as well as HTM boundaries. Precursor to VO tools.
a prototype implementation of a searchable database for publishing
and locating VO services and application.
to these tools, we also provide links to other software that we use
CFITSIO is a popular FITS file subroutine/class library