CartesianRepresentationAttribute

class astropy.coordinates.CartesianRepresentationAttribute(default=None, secondary_attribute='', unit=None)[source]

Bases: astropy.coordinates.Attribute

A frame attribute that is a CartesianRepresentation with specified units.

Parameters:
default : object

Default value for the attribute if not provided

secondary_attribute : str

Name of a secondary instance attribute which supplies the value if default is None and no value was supplied during initialization.

unit : unit object or None

Name of a unit that the input will be converted into. If None, no unit-checking or conversion is performed

Methods Summary

convert_input(self, value) Checks that the input is a CartesianRepresentation with the correct unit, or the special value [0, 0, 0].

Methods Documentation

convert_input(self, value)[source]

Checks that the input is a CartesianRepresentation with the correct unit, or the special value [0, 0, 0].

Parameters:
value : object

Input value to be converted.

Returns:
out, converted : correctly-typed object, boolean

Tuple consisting of the correctly-typed object and a boolean which indicates if conversion was actually performed.

Raises:
ValueError

If the input is not valid for this attribute.