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Wavelet compression of FIT format astronomical images. Mark converted it to the PC for the Robotic Telescope Project (initially by William Press). The software is used to compress the images downloaded from the telescope. The compression method is the best we evaluated, getting 30:1 with only minimal losses.

Download Fitspress Unix (Unix source, 42k)

Download Fitspress PC (DOS Diffs and Executable, 147k)

Created: 01 Jan 1990