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Graphics File Formats FAQ (Part 3 of 4): Where to Get File Format Specifications
Section - VICAR - Video Image Communication and Retrieval

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         Type: General data format
    Extension:
      Version: 
  Compression:
  Color Depth:
   Maintainer: NASA
Specification: http://www-mipl.jpl.nasa.gov/vic_file_fmt.html

The VICAR and VICAR2 formats are used to store planetary image data
gathered from Earth and by spacecraft, and are similar in design and
use to the FITS and PDS formats. VICAR is actually a collection of 
image processing programs used to analyze image data stored using the
VICAR data format.

Information on VICAR may be obtained directly from JPL:

  NASA
  Attn: Bob Deen
  Image Processing Laboratory
  Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  4800 Oak Grove Drive
  MS 168-414
  Pasadena, CA 91109
  Email: Bob.Deen@jpl.nasa.gov

Descriptions of the VICAR format may be found at:

  ftp://lager.geo.brown.edu/pub/doc/
  http://www-mipl.jpl.nasa.gov/vic_file_fmt.html

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