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Galactic

class astropy.coordinates.Galactic(*args, **kwargs)[source] [edit on github]

Bases: astropy.coordinates.BaseCoordinateFrame

Galactic Coordinates.

Parameters:

representation : BaseRepresentation or None

A representation object or None to have no data (or use the other keywords)

l : Angle, optional, must be keyword

The Galactic longitude for this object (b must also be given and representation must be None).

b : Angle, optional, must be keyword

The Galactic latitude for this object (l must also be given and representation must be None).

distance : Quantity, optional, must be keyword

The Distance for this object along the line-of-sight.

Attributes Summary

default_representation
frame_specific_representation_info
name str(object=’‘) -> string

Attributes Documentation

default_representation
frame_specific_representation_info
name = 'galactic'

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