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Iceberg was decommissioned on 30th November 2020. Users of Iceberg need to switch to using ShARC and/or Bessemer instead.


CFITSIO is a library of C and Fortran subroutines for reading and writing data files in FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) data format. CFITSIO provides simple high-level routines for reading and writing FITS files that insulate the programmer from the internal complexities of the FITS format.


To make this library available, run the following module command

module load libs/gcc/5.2/cfitsio

The modulefile creates a variable $CFITSIO_INCLUDE_PATH which is the path to the include directory.

Installation notes

This section is primarily for administrators of the system. CFITSIO 3.380 was compiled with gcc 5.2. The compilation used this script and it is loaded with this modulefile.