A stellar photometry package written by Peter Stetson at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria, B.C., Canada and adapted for use under ADAM. It performs the following tasks:
Profile fitting in crowded regions is performed iteratively, which improves the accuracy of the photometry. It does not directly use an image display (which aids portability), although three additional routines allow results to be displayed on an image device. It uses image data in NDF format.
To run DAOPHOT:
N.B. If you enter `DAOPHOT' just to see what happens, you will be disappointed to receive the message `Value unacceptable -- please re-enter'. You will need to read the documentation and user manual before you can make any progress with this program.
- from ICL:
Cannot be run from ICL.
- from DCL:
$ DAOPHOT Command: HELP Command: ... Command: EXIT
ADAM The Starlink Software Environment