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Bug#855779: ITP: kuropatkin-healpix -- Handling of HEALPix sky pixellization

Package: wnpp
Owner: Ole Streicher <olebole@debian.org>
Severity: wishlist
X-Debbugs-Cc: debian-devel@lists.debian.org, debian-astro@lists.debian.org, debian-java@lists.debian.org

* Package name    : kuropatkin-healpix
  Version         : 2012.01.11
  Upstream Author : Nikolay Kuropatkin <kuropat@fnal.gov>
* URL             : http://home.fnal.gov/~kuropat/HEALPIX/PixTools.html
* License         : GPL-2
  Programming Lang: Java
  Description     : Handling of HEALPix sky pixellization
 The package creates sky pixelization to a specified resolution.
 These tools permit creation of HEALPix maps as well as use of
 existing maps. There are tools to translate sky coordinates (Ra, Dec)
 to a pixel number, and to generate a list of neighboring pixels
 within some specified radius. More complicated queries are also

The package will be maintained by the Debian Astro team. It is part of
the effort to package the Virtual Observatory Java tools from Starlink.

A git repository will be created at


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