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A wrapper around CASACORE, the radio astronomy library

Project Description

Python-casacore is a set of Python bindings for `casacore <>`_,
a c++ library used in radio astronomy. Python-casacore replaces the old
`pyrap <>`_.

The python-casacore documentation can be found on ` <>`_.

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Ubuntu 14.04

This is most simple way to get started with python-casacore::

$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:radio-astro/main
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install python-casacore

from source

install these requirements:

* `setuptools <>`_
* `Casacore <>`_ >= 2.0
* `Boost-python <>`_
* `numpy <>`_
* `cfitsio <>`_

On ubuntu you can install these with:

* enable the `radio astronomy launchpad PPA <>`_

* install build dependencies::

$ apt-get install libcasacore2-dev python-numpy \
python-setuptools libboost-python-dev libcfitsio3-dev

* compile and install::

$ python ./ install

* if you need to supply compile parameters, for example if you have your casacore
library installed in a different location have a loook at the `build_ext` help::

$ python ./ build_ext -h

Using pip

python-casacore is also available trough pip. Note that you need to manually satisfy
the requirements mentioned above::
$ pip install python-casacore


if you have any problems, suggestions or questions please open an issue on the
python-casacore github issue tracker.


* `Ger van Diepen <>`_
* `Malte Marquarding <>`_
* `Gijs Molenaar <>`_
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