How to Install astrometry-data-2mass-02 in Ubuntu 18.04

Install astrometry-data-2mass-02 by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install astrometry-data-2mass-02

Description: 2MASS index files downloader (4'-5.6')

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 4202 index files from the 2MASS survey containing skymarks of sizes 4 arcminutes to 5.6 arcminutes from The installation requires a working internet connection.


Version: 1.1

Section: multiverse/science