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Photutils is an Astropy package for detection and photometry of astronomical sources.

Please see the online documentation for installation instructions and usage information.

Citing Photutils

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If you use Photutils for a project that leads to a publication, whether directly or as a dependency of another package, please include the following acknowledgment:

This research made use of Photutils, an Astropy package for
detection and photometry of astronomical sources (Bradley et al.

where (Bradley et al. <YEAR>) is a citation to the Zenodo record of the Photutils version that was used. We also encourage citations in the main text wherever appropriate. Please see the CITATION file for details and an example BibTeX entry.


Photutils is licensed under a 3-clause BSD license. Please see the LICENSE file for details.