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FITS WRITE

        LAS\FITS  WRITE  File[.fits]  /MODE  SPECTRUM|INDEX  [/BITS   Nbits]
    [/CHECK]

    WRITE  the  File.fits  FITS  file from the CLASS Data Format. /MODE is a
    mandatory option which can take the following values as argument:
      SPECTRUM a simple FITS file is written from the current R spectrum  in
               memory  is  written.  The  number of bits per intensity value
               used when writing the FITS file may be controlled through the
               /BITS  optional argument. It can be: 16 or I*2 (2 bytes inte-
               ger), 32 or I*4 (4 bytes integer) or -32 or R*4 (4 bytes  re-
               al). Default is 32.
      INDEX    a  FITS  BINTABLE  is written from all the spectra in current
               index. The user MUST make sure that  all  index  spectra  are
               consistent  (same  source,  same  line, same frequency setup,
               ...). The intensity values (and irregularly  sampled  X  axis
               values, if any) are always written as 4 bytes real.

    The  default  mode  and number of bits can also be specified through the
    commands:
      SET FITS MODE SPECTRUM|INDEX
      SET FITS BITS Nbits
    The option /CHECK will print the FITS HEADER on the terminal.


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