A new scheme of sky pixelization is developed for CMB maps. The scheme is based on the Gauss-Legendre polynomials zeros and allows one to create strict orthogonal expansion of the map. A corresponding code has been implemented and comparison with other methods has been done.
International Journal of Modern Physics D
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- Cosmology: cosmic microwave background;
- cosmology: observations;
- methods: data analysis;
- 8 pages, 8 figures. Int. J. Mod. Phys. D accepted. For the GLESP software package v1.0 see http://www.glesp.nbi.dk/ (www.glesp.nbi.dk)