.FITS File Extension
Flexible Image Transport System File
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What is a FITS file?
Bitmap graphic created in the FITS (Flexible Image Transport System) format, which was originally specified by the International Astronomical Union (IAU); may contain both binary data and ASCII text; used as a standard format for storing astronomical data.
FITS files are often used to save captured frames from telescope observations.
Programs that open or reference FITS files