Image Access Modules

These modules all provide the capability to access sections of a FITS image using a scrolling buffer.


This class defines an object which can be used to access the data from a FITS file without leaving the file-handle open between reads.


Closes file handle for this FITS object.


Opens the file for subsequent access.


Sets inmemory attribute to either True or False


Returns the shape of the data array associated with this file.

Parse out filename from any specified extensions. Returns rootname and string version of extension name.

Modified from ‘pydrizzle.fileutil’ to allow this module to be independent of PyDrizzle/MultiDrizzle.