Installing astrodendro


This package has the following depdenencies:

  • Python 2.6 or later (Python 3.x is supported)
  • Numpy 1.4.1 or later
  • Astropy 0.2.0 or later, optional (needed for reading/writing FITS files and for analysis code)
  • h5py 0.2.0 or later, optional (needed for reading/writing HDF5 files)


To install the latest stable release, you can type:

pip install astrodendro

or you can download the latest tar file from PyPI and install it using:

python install

Developer version

If you want to install the latest developer version of the dendrogram code, you can do so from the git repository:

git clone
cd astrodendro
python install

You may need to add the --user option to the last line if you do not have root access.