orthcursor


This IDL facility provides a point-and-click interface for finding the astronomical location, value and pixel index of the pixels nearest to the pointed position on a orthographic projection of a HEALPix map.

Location in HEALPix directory tree: src/idl/visu/orthcursor.pro 


FORMAT

IDL> ORTHCURSOR, [cursor_type=, file_out=]


QUALIFIERS

see mollcursor


DESCRIPTION

orthcursor should be called immediately after orthview. It gives the longitude, latitude, map value and pixel number corresponding to the cursor position in the window containing the map generated by orthview. For more details, or in case of problems under Mac OS X, see mollcursor.


RELATED ROUTINES

This section lists the routines related to orthcursor

see mollcursor


EXAMPLE:

orthcursor
After orthview has read in a map and generated its orthographic projection, orthcursor is run to determine the position and flux of bright synchrotron sources, for example.

Version 3.31, 2017-01-06