PowerStretch

class astropy.visualization.PowerStretch(a)[source]

Bases: astropy.visualization.BaseStretch

A power stretch.

The stretch is given by:

\[y = x^a\]
Parameters
afloat

The power index (see the above formula).

Attributes Summary

inverse

A stretch object that performs the inverse operation.

Methods Summary

__call__(self, values[, clip, out])

Transform values using this stretch.

Attributes Documentation

inverse

A stretch object that performs the inverse operation.

Methods Documentation

__call__(self, values, clip=True, out=None)[source]

Transform values using this stretch.

Parameters
valuesarray-like

The input values, which should already be normalized to the [0:1] range.

clipbool, optional

If True (default), values outside the [0:1] range are clipped to the [0:1] range.

outndarray, optional

If specified, the output values will be placed in this array (typically used for in-place calculations).

Returns
resultndarray

The transformed values.