How to Install astrometry-data-2mass-00 in Ubuntu 18.04

Install astrometry-data-2mass-00 by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install astrometry-data-2mass-00

Description: 2MASS index files downloader (2'-2.8')

The astrometry engine will take any image and return the astrometry world coordinate system (WCS), a standards-based description of the transformation between image coordinates and sky coordinates. . This package downloads the 4200 index files from the 2MASS survey containing skymarks of sizes 2 arcminutes to 2.8 arcminutes from The installation requires a working internet connection.


Version: 1.1

Section: multiverse/science