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Quicklook upgrade 7 Feb 2019

Example of analysis windows available with the new FITS viewer on the quicklook page.

The LT website's "Quicklook" page has had an upgrade. In keeping with the paradigm of "quick" in "quicklook", it's now possible to use a FITS viewer on the page to perform basic analysis in the browser itself, as well as examine the images in better detail than the JPEG without having to download the FITS file.

We're using the SAOImage JS9 FITS viewer, a JavaScript version of the SAOImage ds9 FITS display program. Both versions were developed by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics at Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.