Top level of the noao package, only contains the task observatory.
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Most of these notebooks rely on basic knowledge of the Astropy FITS I/O module. If you are unfamiliar with this module please see the Astropy FITS I/O user documentation before using this documentation.
Observatory is the only task on the top noao module level. See the Python example below.
The observatory task will return various information about an
observatory location. This task is included in
Astropy as the
astropy.coordinates.EarthLocation class. See the doc pages
for more information.
# Astronomy Specific Imports from astropy.coordinates import EarthLocation
EarthLocation.of_site('Apache Point Observatory')