Further information is available on the Web at the Australian mirror site at ANU and for ftp at ANU ftp site. For previous versions go to NOAO IRAF page.
Please note that this software is not being kept up-to-date and IRAF is not supported at the ATNF.
IRAF v2.11 is now available at ATNF. At present it can only be run on attila . To run IRAF for the first time:
setenv DISPLAY my_machine:0.0
mkirafonce, so on future occasions you can omit steps 3 and 5. You must start IRAF from your IRAF directory as a defaults file (
login.cl) is located there and IRAF gets confused if it cannot find your
At present, the default location for IRAF data is
/DATA/ATLAS_4/iraf .Create yourself a subdirectory here (or IRAF will do so for you if you run the IRAF program rfits to read in a fits file). The
login.clfile contains the default locations of your data files and command parameters/histories: edit your
login.clto define alternative default locations.
IRAF documentation is located in room 94 and more can be found at:
http://iraf.noao.edu/iraf-homepage.htmlThe blue folders in room 94 should contain all the documentation you need for standard photometry and spectroscopy.
This page is maintained by Henrietta May