astrometry-engine(1) Identify where a list of stars is on the sky


astrometry-engine [options] file [...]


This does the actual work of identifying where the list of stars is on the sky. It is run by solve-field.


-h, --help
Print help
-v, --verbose
Be verbose
-c, --config file
Use this config file (default: "/etc/astrometry.cfg"); "none" for no config file
-d, --base-dir dir
Set base directory of all output filenames.
-C, --cancel file
Quit solving if this file appears
-s, --solved file
Write to this file when a field is solved
-E, --to-stderr
Send log message to stderr
-f, --inputs-from file
Read input filenames from the given file, "-" for stdin
-i, --index file(s)
Use the given index files (in addition to any specified in the config file); put in quotes to use wildcards, eg: "-i 'index-*.fits'"
-p, --in-parallel
Run the index files in parallel
-D, --data-log file file
Log data to the given filename


The team. Principal investigators are David W. Hogg (NYU) and Dustin Lang (CMU).