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Provides summary of JWST data files

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jwstinfo is a small Python module and command line tool that provides a simple summary of JWST data files. It is intended to be a lightweight tool that does not require the JWST pipeline or data models.

To use the command line tool, simply run the jwstinfo command:

$ jwstinfo /path/to/jwst/data.fits

An example summary will look something like the following:

original filename : jw10001001001_01101_00001_mirifushort_s3d.fits
file creation date: 2018-11-13T14:33:33.924
pipeline version  : 0.12.2a.dev45+g91aabdd6
instrument        : MIRI
detector          : MIRIFUSHORT
model type        : IFUCubeModel
target name       : NGC 104
observation id    : M103-Q3-SHORT-6020222141


Stable releases of the package are registered at PyPi. The latest stable version can be installed using pip:

$ pip install jwstinfo

The latest development version is available from the master branch on github. To clone the project:

$ git clone

To install:

$ cd jwstinfo
$ pip install .

To install in development mode:

$ pip install -e .


We welcome feedback and contributions to the project. Contributions of code, documentation, or general feedback are all appreciated. Please follow the contributing guidelines to submit an issue or a pull request.

We strive to provide a welcoming community to all of our users by abiding to the Code of Conduct.

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