Source Detection Algorithms

API/Reference

Photometry.Detection.PeakMeshType
PeakMesh(box_size=(3, 3), nsigma=3.0)

Detect sources by finding peaks above a threshold in grids across the image.

This creates a pixel-wise threshold for sources by calculating error * nsigma when used with extract_sources The peaks are found by searching the image in boxes of size box_size. If the maximum value in that box is greater than the threshold set above, the point is extracted.

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