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plot-constellations - Annotates images with constellations etc.
plot-constellations -w file | -L | -o file
Annotates images with constellations, bright stars, Messier/NGC objects, Henry Draper catalog stars, etc.
-w file WCS input file -L just list the items in the field -o file image output file; "-" for stdout -p write PPM output - default is PNG ([-i PPM input file] OR [-W width -H height] ) -s scale scale image coordinates by this value before plotting. -N plot NGC objects -F fraction minimum NGC size, relative to image size (default 0.02) -C plot constellations -B plot named bright stars -D plot HD objects -d path to HD catalog -b N just plot the N brightest stars -c only plot bright stars that have common names. -j if a bright star has a common name, only print that -v be verbose -n width NGC circle width (default 2) -f size font size. -M show only NGC/IC and Messier numbers (no common names) -G spacing Plot RA,Dec grid with specified grid spacing in arcmin. -g r:g:b grid color (default 0.2:0.2:0.2) -J print JSON output to stderr -V vertical alignment of text labels, "C"enter/"T"op/"B"ottom: default C -O horizontal alignment of text labels, "L"eft/"C"enter/"R"ight, default L
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