load_simulated_hst_star_image

photutils.datasets.load_simulated_hst_star_image(show_progress=False)[source]

Load a simulated HST WFC3/IR F160W image of stars.

The simulated image does not contain any background or noise.

Parameters
show_progressbool, optional

Whether to display a progress bar during the download (default is False).

Returns
hduImageHDU

A FITS image HDU containing the simulated HST star image.

Examples

from photutils.datasets import load_simulated_hst_star_image
hdu = load_simulated_hst_star_image()
plt.imshow(hdu.data, origin='lower', interpolation='nearest')

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