Author image Graham Bell
and 3 contributors

NAME

Astro::Catalog::IO::XY - X & Y position I/O for Astro::Catalog

SYNOPSIS

  \@lines = Astro::Catalog::IO::XY->_write_catalog( $catalog );

DESCRIPTION

Performs simple IO, writing "x y" formatted strings for each Astro::Catalog::Item object in the catalogue.

FORMAT

The XY format is simply:

 X Y

The values are separated by any non-zero amount of whitespace. Postive and negative values are allowed. Comment lines begin with a hash:

 # This is a comment line.

Any amount of leading or trailing whitespace is allowed.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2006 Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council. All Rights Reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of version 2 of the GNU General Public License.

AUTHORS

Brad Cavanagh <b.cavanagh@jach.hawaii.edu>