Category : Deprecated
This package has been replaced by astropy.io.fits in the astropy package.
PyFITS provides an interface to FITS formatted files under the Python scripting language. PyFITS is a development project of the Science Software Branch at the Space Telescope Science Institute.
PyFITS has the widest use among python FITS api packages and is a dependency for many other astronomical python tools that access and manipulate FITS images and tables, including ATpy and ALPpy.
PyFITS dependencies are: numpy and python >=2.3.