This directory tree contains collections of FITS files which test
various features of the FITS data format:
- ftt4b -- FITS Test Tape 4b, a
collection of FITS files produced in the early 80s in order to
test FITS readers and demonstrate the versatility of FITS as a
- headers -- A collection of
'FITS' files produced by Barry Schlesinger which test various
syntactic errors of headers.
- incunabula -- A collection of the
oldest FITS files known, including a copy of the first FITS file
which passed in interchange between two observatories.
- pg93 -- A collection of test
files produced by Preben Grosbol in order to test FITS readers for
implementation of support for the full set of IEEE cases
(infinities, NaNs, etc) and to test support for the proposed
BINTABLE and IMAGE extensions.
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