Ronald Greeley Center for Planetary Studies

Software – SAOImage


SAOImage DS9 is an astronomical imaging and data visualization application. DS9 supports FITS images and binary tables, multiple frame buffers, region manipulation, and many scale algorithms and colormaps. It provides for easy communication with external analysis tasks and is highly configurable and extensible.

DS9 is a stand-alone application. It requires no installation or support files. Versions of DS9 currently exist for Sun Solaris, Sun Solaris64, Linux, Linux64, LinuxPPC, MacOSX, Darwin, and Windows NT/2000/XP. All versions and platforms support a consistent set of GUI and functional capabilities.

SAOImage DS9 Home Page

Page last updated: Dec. 13, 2016


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