A new beta version of the Cube Analysis and Rendering Tool for Astronomy (CARTA), version 4.0-beta, has been released, and is available from the

 IDIA CARTA beta server at Download instructions for other users can be found on the CARTA homepage

Highlights of this release include:

  • Interactive position-velocity (PV) preview
  • Saving and restoring a workspace (i.e. the current state of CARTA)
  • Image annotation (text, compass, ruler, vector, etc)
  • Rotated cube visualisation (e.g. RA vs. Freq for each Dec channel)

As usual this release contains many bug fixes and improvements. 
For more information about these features and how to use them, please see the release note and feature highlight.

Please remember to cite CARTA in your papers: ADS linkDOI 10.5281/zenodo.3377984.

This is a beta release, so if you have problems, suggestions or feedback, particularly on the latest features, we would love to hear from you either via GitHub or the CARTA support helpdesk

Interactive preview with a large cube. Note that CARTA’s ability to perform this  is not restricted by the computer’s memory size –

The CARTA development team.