Load an optical image of stars.
This is an image of M67 from photographic data obtained as part of the National Geographic Society - Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (NGS-POSS). The image was digitized from the POSS-I Red plates as part of the Digitized Sky Survey produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute.
- show_progressbool, optional
Whether to display a progress bar during the download (default is
The M67 image in a FITS image HDU.
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt from photutils.datasets import load_star_image hdu = load_star_image() plt.imshow(hdu.data, origin='lower', interpolation='nearest')