astropy package contains key functionality and common tools needed for
performing astronomy and astrophysics with Python. It is at the core of the
Astropy Project, which aims to enable
the community to develop a robust ecosystem of affiliated packages
covering a broad range of needs for astronomical research, data
processing, and data analysis.
If you use Astropy for work presented in a publication or talk please help the project via proper citation or acknowledgement. This also applies to use of software or affiliated packages that depend on the astropy core package.
Data structures and transformations¶
- Constants (
- Units and Quantities (
- N-Dimensional Datasets (
- Data Tables (
- Time and Dates (
- Time Series (
- Astronomical Coordinate Systems (
- World Coordinate System (
- Models and Fitting (
- Uncertainties and Distributions (
Files, I/O, and Communication¶
Computations and utilities¶
Nuts and bolts¶
The developer documentation contains instructions for how to contribute to Astropy or affiliated packages, install and test the development version, as well as coding, documentation, and testing guidelines.
To read the developer documentation, you will need to go to the latest developer version of the documentation.