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star identification

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sky generates a three-dimensional sky model and two-dimensional images from the nasa skymap star catalog, finds stars near arbitrary points on the sky

star triangles recurrently sets aside stars that disagree geometrically until one remains

star patterns are relatively sensitive to rotation

star sequences can be less sensitive to rotation

star languages writes sentences about star patterns using a geometrical language and translates into an identifier language

in ubuntu, install or upgrade os-level dependencies

sudo apt-get -qq update -qy
sudo apt-get -qq install -y python3.6 python3-venv python3-pip
sudo apt-get -qq install -y cmake
sudo apt-get -qq install -y libeigen3-dev

clone the git project, start a virtual environment, install the package, and test. should generate and display a star image using the nasa skymap catalog.

git clone git@gitlab.com:noahhsmith/starid.git starid
cd starid
python3 -m venv venv
. venv/bin/activate
python3 setup.py install
python3 starid --dirsky ./data -t

usage hints

usage: python3 starid [-h] --dirsky DIRSKY [-t]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help         show this help message and exit
  --dirsky DIRSKY    path to skymap directory
  -t, --test         show test star image

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