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Getting Started With the mascara Pipeline

Importing mascara

All functions are easily accessible via the mascara package.

>>> import mascara

The Mascara Subpackages

In the meanwhile, the three most useful packages of MASCARA for every day work are:
  •, which defines the observation site and the camera
  • mascara.phot, for the photometric functions
  • mascara.funcs, which contains various utilities functions.

In addition, mascara also includes a list of astronomical constants which can be found in mascara.constants.

Finally functions specific to the MASCARA science project can be found in a separate module mascara.reduction.