astropy: A Community Python Library for Astronomy#
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.
New to Astropy? Check out the getting started guides. They contain an introduction to astropy’s main concepts and links to additional tutorials.
The user guide provides in-depth information on the key concepts of astropy with useful background information and explanation.
Saw a typo in the documentation? Want to improve existing functionalities? The contributing guidelines will guide you through the process of improving astropy.
More details about the project (changelog and what’s new pages).