Hi, I was just comparing images displayed with imshow()
> with what I get from IRAF's display command and ds9. The
> latter puts the first axis increasing horizontally and
> the second axis increasing vertically, as if the image
> array were addressed as img[ix,iy], where ix and iy are
> integer x and y coordinates. The axes imshow() produces
> are labeled as if this is true for it as well, but in
> fact the image is upside down with respect to what I see
> with IRAF. Even odder, to see the same display I see in
> IRAF I have to do imshow(img[::-1,:]), as if I'm
> reversing the direction of the first axis.
Does changing the rc param
image.origin : upper # lower | upper
to lower help?
> I've tried to look at the source, really, but I feel like
> I'm *years* away from being enough of a Python hacker to
> understand matplotlib.
Hmm, the code's not that bad is it