uniform_spherical_random_volume

astropy.coordinates.uniform_spherical_random_volume(size=1, max_radius=1)[source]

Generate a random sampling of points that follow a uniform volume density distribution within a sphere.

Parameters
sizeint

The number of points to generate.

max_radiusnumber, astropy:quantity-like, optional

A dimensionless or unit-ful factor to scale the random distances.

rngnumpy.random.Generator, optional

A random number generator instance.

Returns
repSphericalRepresentation

The random points.