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

Wayne Watson sierra_mtnview@sbcglobal....
Wed Jan 25 14:59:15 CST 2012


So it's a Linux application?  No msi or zip?  Never used distutils.  
Sounds hairy.

I have the fortran version, so maybe I'll try that.  What I liked about 
the py program is that it had a test inside it.

On 1/25/2012 12:22 PM, Russell Owen wrote:
> 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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>>>>
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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/>
>>
>>
>

-- 
            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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