read_file, filetype=None, **kwargs)[source] [edit on github]

Automatically determine the filetype and read the file.


filepath : str

The file to be read

filetype : str

Supported reader or extension to manually specify the filetype. Supported readers are (‘jp2’, ‘fits’, ‘ana’)

memmap : bool

Should memory mapping be used, i.e. keep data on disk rather than in RAM. This is currently only supported by the FITS reader.


pairs : list

A list of (data, header) tuples.


Other keyword arguments are passed to the reader used.