# DexUnit¶

class astropy.units.DexUnit(physical_unit=None, function_unit=None)[source] [edit on github]

Logarithmic physical units expressed in magnitudes

Parameters: physical_unit : Unit or string Unit that is encapsulated within the magnitude function unit. If not given, dimensionless. function_unit : Unit or string By default, this is dex, but this allows one to use an equivalent unit such as 0.5 dex`.