Astronomical data reduction package
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This is Numina, the data reduction package used by the following GTC instruments: EMIR, FRIDA, MEGARA and MIRADAS.

Numina is distributed under GNU GPL, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. See the file LICENSE.txt for details.


Python 2.7 or 3.4 (or greater) is required. Numina requires the following packages installed in order to work properly:

The documentation of the project is generated using Sphinx (

Additional packages are optionally required:

Webpage: Maintainer:

Stable version

The latest stable version of Numina can be downloaded from

To install numina, use the standard installation procedure::

$ tar zxvf numina-X.Y.Z.tar.gz
$ cd numina-X.Y.Z
$ python install

The install command provides options to change the target directory. By default installation requires administrative privileges. The different installation options can be checked with::

$ python install --help

Development version

The development version can be checked out with::

$ git clone

And then installed following the standard procedure::

$ cd numina
$ python install

Building the documentation

The Numina documentation is based on sphinx. With the package installed, the html documentation can be built from the doc directory:

$ cd doc
$ make html

The documentation will be copied to a directory under build/sphinx.

The documentation can be built in different formats. The complete list will appear if you type make