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       astscript-ds9-region - Create an SAO DS9 region file from a table


       astscript-ds9-region [OPTION] FITS-files


       This script is part of GNU Astronomy Utilities 0.18.

       This  script  will take two column names (or numbers) and return a "region file" (with one
       region over each entry) for easy inspection of catalog entries in this SAO DS9.

       For more information, please run any of the following commands. In  particular  the  first
       contains  a very comprehensive explanation of this script's invocation: expected input(s),
       output(s), and a full description of all the options.

       Inputs/Outputs and options:
              $ info astscript-ds9-region

       Full Gnuastro manual/book:
              $ info gnuastro

       If you couldn't find your answer in the manual, you can get direct help  from  experienced
       Gnuastro users and developers. For more information, please run:

              $ info help-gnuastro

   astscript-ds9-region options:

       -h, --hdu=STR
              HDU/extension of all input FITS files.

       -c, --column=STR,STR
              Columns to use as coordinates (name or number).

       -m, --mode=wcs|img
              Coordinates in WCS or image (default: wcs)

       -n, --namecol=STR
              ID of each region (name or number of a column)


       -C, --color
              Color for the regions (read by DS9).

       -w, --width
              Line thickness of the regions (in DS9).

       -r, --radius
              Radius of each region (arcseconds if in WCS mode).

       -D, --dontdelete
              Don't delete output if it exists.

       -o, --output=STR
              Name of output file.

              DS9 command to run after making region.

              Operating mode:

       -?, --help
              Print this help list.

       --cite BibTeX citation for this program.

       -V, --version
              Print program version.

       Mandatory  or  optional  arguments  to long options are also mandatory or optional for any
       corresponding short options.

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       Copyright © 2015-2022 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU  General  public
       license version 3 or later.
       This  is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.  There is NO WARRANTY,
       to the extent permitted by law.

       Written/developed by Mohammad Akhlaghi


       The full documentation for astscript-ds9-region is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the
       info and astscript-ds9-region programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info astscript-ds9-region

       should give you access to the complete manual.