Welcome to desiutil’s documentation!


desiutil is a set of low-level utilities used by all DESI packages.


Required Dependencies

These packages must be installed for desiutil to work properly:

Optional Dependencies

If you want to use the plotting utilities in desiutil.plots, you will need:

  • matplotlib
  • healpy
  • basemap
    • Note that basemap’s installation is non-trivial. See the documentation linked to above.
    • Also, basemap is currently deprecated.

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