Mrt

class astropy.io.ascii.Mrt[source]

Bases: astropy.io.ascii.BaseReader

AAS MRT (Machine-Readable Table) format table.

Reading

>>> from astropy.io import ascii
>>> table = ascii.read('data.mrt', format='mrt')

Writing

Use ascii.write(table, 'data.mrt', format='mrt') to write tables to Machine Readable Table (MRT) format.

Note that the metadata of the table, apart from units, column names and description, will not be written. These have to be filled in by hand later.

See also: Machine-Readable Table Format.

Caveats:

  • The Units and Explanations are available in the column unit and description attributes, respectively.

  • The other metadata defined by this format is not available in the output table.

Methods Summary

write([table])

Write table as list of strings.

Methods Documentation

write(table=None)[source]

Write table as list of strings.

Parameters
tableTable

Input table data.

Returns
lineslist

List of strings corresponding to ASCII table