HEASARC FITS File Format Recommendations

This page contains links to documents that define the recommended FITS formats for various types of data files used within High Energy Astrophysics. The first section lists the higher-level definition documents, and the second sections lists the 15 specific recommendations that were approved by the HEASARC FITS Working Group.

I. General HEASARC FITS Documents

II. Specific HEASARC Recommendations

The following 15 specific recommendations were formally approved by the HEASARC FITS Working Group from 1993 through 1995.

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