[AstroPy] Back to Python. Precession and PhysConst code.

Russell Owen rowen@uw....
Wed Jan 25 14:22:46 CST 2012


Yes to all that. It is pure python. Install it using distutils as usual.

-- Russell

On Jan 25, 2012, at 11:45 AM, Wayne Watson wrote:

> Thanks, but it looks like your PyPI is in a tar file. I'm using Win7.  RO 2.9.3 is a download.  I see some refs to Win, but I'm not sure what to make of them.
> 
> On 1/25/2012 9:34 AM, Russell Owen wrote:
>> You have an incomplete package. Download RO from PyPI. The stuff you are looking for is in RO.Astro. euler is included in the package.
>> 
>> -- Russell
>> 
>> On Jan 24, 2012, at 8:29 PM, Wayne Watson wrote:
>> 
>>> It's been quite awhile since I used python, but I was digging around on
>>> PC for something on precession, and discovered some code for it,
>>> prec.py.   Here are the first few lines.
>>> 
>>> #!/usr/bin/env python
>>> """
>>> History:
>>> P.T.Wallace   Starlink   10 July 1994
>>> 2002-07-08 ROwen    Converted to Python.
>>> 2007-04-24 ROwen    Converted from Numeric to numpy (in test code).
>>> """
>>> import RO.PhysConst
>>> from euler import *
>>> ...
>>> ...
>>> 
>>> It dies on RO.PhysConst when I run it.  Probably a further difficulty is
>>> the euler reference.
>>> I have the code for RO.PhysConst.py
>>> 
>>> What needs to be done to successfully execute prec.py?
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>>            Wayne Watson (Watson Adventures, Prop., Nevada City, CA)
>>> 
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>>>               Obz Site:  39° 15' 7" N, 121° 2' 32" W, 2700 feet
>>> 
>>>                      In 2904 there will be 5 solar eclipses.
>>>                      On July 16, 2185 the longest solar
>>>                      eclipse inf 5k years will occur, 7 min.
>>> 
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>>> 
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>> 
> 
> -- 
>           Wayne Watson (Watson Adventures, Prop., Nevada City, CA)
> 
>             (121.015 Deg. W, 39.262 Deg. N) GMT-8 hr std. time)
>              Obz Site:  39° 15' 7" N, 121° 2' 32" W, 2700 feet
> 
>                     In 2904 there will be 5 solar eclipses.
>                     On July 16, 2185 the longest solar
>                     eclipse inf 5k years will occur, 7 min.
> 
>                    Web Page:<www.speckledwithstars.net/>
> 
> 



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