fits_ccddata_writer

astropy.nddata.fits_ccddata_writer(ccd_data, filename, hdu_mask='MASK', hdu_uncertainty='UNCERT', hdu_flags=None, key_uncertainty_type='UTYPE', as_image_hdu=False, hdu_psf='PSFIMAGE', **kwd)[source]

Write CCDData object to FITS file.

Parameters
ccd_dataCCDData

Object to write.

filenamestr

Name of file.

hdu_mask, hdu_uncertainty, hdu_flags, hdu_psfstr or None, optional

If it is a string append this attribute to the HDUList as ImageHDU with the string as extension name. Flags are not supported at this time. If None this attribute is not appended. Default is 'MASK' for mask, 'UNCERT' for uncertainty, 'PSFIMAGE' for psf, and None for flags.

key_uncertainty_typestr, optional

The header key name for the class name of the uncertainty (if any) that is used to store the uncertainty type in the uncertainty hdu. Default is UTYPE.

New in version 3.1.

as_image_hdubool

If this option is True, the first item of the returned HDUList is a ImageHDU, instead of the default PrimaryHDU.

kwd

All additional keywords are passed to astropy.io.fits

Raises
ValueError
  • If self.mask is set but not a numpy.ndarray.

  • If self.uncertainty is set but not a StdDevUncertainty.

  • If self.uncertainty is set but has another unit then self.data.

NotImplementedError

Saving flags is not supported.