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SUBARU Image Processor: Makali`i

What's Makali`i?

Subaru Image Processor: Makali`i is the software which can analyze the FITS image (data) obtained with research observation including the Subaru Telescope. Anyone can use Makali`i without chagere for the non-commercial educational/out-reach/research purpose.

Makali`i Version 2.1 or later, anyone can use it without regsitration. User's registration is no longer required.

Makali`i can be operated on a personal computer (Ver.2.1 or later: Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10).

* Environment of operation:
o Ver. 2.1 => Windows OS ( Windows Vista/7/8/8.1/10 )
* The main functions of Makali`i:
o Aperture Photometry (measuring the brightness of stars)
o Astrometry
o Graph (makeing a location-count graph)
o Arithmetic Operation on Image(s) (addition, subtruction, multiplication, division, ...)
o Blink (displaying multiple images alternately)

PAOFITS WG members have develoved Makali`i.


To use Makali`i, please download an installer (the English version : MklSetup.exe) from the following link.

When you click the link, you are asked whether you save the installer or not. Please save it in an appropriate folder (directory), and then, double-click the installer's icon (MklSetup.exe).

When you want to update the software, you need to uninstall the current version manually before installing the new version.

<>Makali`i (English Version) Download (Ver. 2.1)
[Note] : Ver. 2.1 or Later supported Windows 10
[Note] : As registration is not required from this version, help-desk is no longer available. Please use online manual.
oMakali`i Online Manual

The origin of the name of "Makali`i"

"Makali`i" mean Pleiades (stellar open cluster, its Japanese name is "SUBARU") in the local language of Hawaii.

About FITS Image (Data)

Most of data for astronomical research are saved in FITS format. The 'Flexible Image Transport System' (FITS) is the standard data format used in astronomical research.

For more information, sample FITS data, ...


Subaru Image Processor: MAKALII is a freeware which anyone can use for free only for non-commercial educational/research purpose. Software copyright is owned by both of National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) and AstroArts Inc. All rights reserved.

The SOFTWARE is protected by copyright lows and international copyright treaties.

Redistribution of the SOFTWARE for commercial purposes is prohibited.

Copyright (c) 2004    NAOJ