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11 Sep

The Eclipse: Tracking where the Moon's shadow GOES

Zachary Norman | Comments (0) | Number of views (1337) | Article rating: 5.0

Here is one of the coolest examples that I have created using IDL in a while. For this blog post, I'm going to walk through how I created an animation of the Moon's shadow during the Great... Read More >

For some of us, it's significantly easier to understand an object in 3-dimensional space if we're holding it in our hands, versus viewing it on a screen or even in a virtual reality... Read More >

9 Feb

First Valley Shadow Detection

Austin Coates | Comments (0) | Number of views (893) | Article rating: 5.0

Shadows can be difficult to deal with when introduced into an analysis pipeline. There are many different ways in which to deal with shadows, but I’ve found that one of the easiest ways is... Read More >

2 Feb

Base 60 encoding of positive floating point numbers in IDL

Atle Borsholm | Comments (0) | Number of views (886) | Article rating: No rating

Here is an example of representing numbers efficiently using a restricted set of symbols. I am using a set of 60 symbols (or characters) to encode floating point numbers as strings of any... Read More >

26 Jan

When Might I Use An IDL Task? IDL As a Key to Data Analysis in a Heterogeneous Computing Environment

Jim Pendleton | Comments (0) | Number of views (884) | Article rating: No rating

In IDL 8.6 we've exposed a new feature that standardizes a way for IDL to be called from any environment which can communicate between processes on a single operating system via standard input,... Read More >

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