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pymoc 0.1.0

Multi-Order Coverage map module for Python

Latest Version: 0.5.0


PyMOC is a module for manipulating Multi-Order Coverage (MOC) maps. It includes support for reading and writing the three encodings mentioned in the IVOA recommendation: FITS, JSON and ASCII.


The module can be installed using the script:

python install

Unit Tests

Prior to installation, the unit tests can be run using:

PYTHONPATH=lib python3 -m unittest


PYTHONPATH=lib python2 -m unittest discover

The routines included in the doctests should also be covered by the unit tests. However to ensure the documentation is correct, they can be checked with:

sphinx-build -b doctest doc doc/_build/doctest


For reading and writing data in FITS format, the astropy library is required.


This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see <>.

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