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Graphics File Formats FAQ (Part 3 of 4): Where to Get File Format Specifications
Section - FITS - Flexable Image Transport System

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Specification:

FITS is a standard data interchange and archival format used by
astronomy software. The FITS data format specification is part of the
NOST Standard and Uer's Guide, available from:

  ftp://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/pub/fits/

Other FITS resources include:

  FITS Support Office Home Page
  http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/astro/fits/fits_home.html

  Displaying FITS Images
  http://astrosun.tn.cornell.edu/FITS.html

  http://fits.cv.nrao.edu/
  ftp://fits.cv.nrao.edu/fits>

FITS discussions also occur on the sci.data.formats and
sci.astro.fits Usenet newsgroups. Questions about FITS may also be
directed to fits@nssdca.gsfc.nasa.gov.

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