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Miriad is a a synthesis radio-astronomy data reduction, imaging and analysis package

Version : 3.0.3
Author(s) : Bob Sault: ( , Neil Killeen: (, Peter Teuben
License : GPL
Website :

Disk space required for installation is 107.41 Mb

A shortcut will be installed in the KDE/GNOME desktop menu system,
as an entry in the Astronomy submenu


The miriad shell is a command-line front-end to run Miriad tasks.
The commands that you give it are somewhat AIPS-like.
Unrecognised commands are passed to the host command interpreter, so
you can use the normal host commands within the shell (with occasional

The following are the recognised commands:

set Set or show a keyword.
= Set a keyword.
unset [ ... ] Unset keyword(s).
er Line-edit a keyword value.
task [ ] Set/show default task.
inp [ ] Show settings of keywords to task.
go [-b] [ ] Run a task.
help [ ] [-k key] Help on a task or topic.
view [ ] Edit keyword file for task.
save/load [file] Save/load global keyword file.
tget/tput [-l] [ ] Save/load task keyword file.
setenv env value Set environment variable.
unsetenv env Unset environment variable.
cd Change and/or show current directory
source Read commands from
exit Exit miriad and save variables.
quit Exit miriad and do not save variables.


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