[AstroPy] mollweide projection plotting (celestial sphere in Galactic coord) ?

Kelle Cruz kellecruz@gmail....
Wed Jun 19 12:10:50 CDT 2013


this is also included in one of the tutorials Adrian and I worked on:
https://github.com/astropy/astropy-tutorials/blob/master/tutorials/Plot-Catalog/plot-catalog.py


On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Marshall Perrin <mperrin@stsci.edu> wrote:

> On Jun 19, 2013, at 11:50 AM, Guillaume Blanc wrote:
> > I'm looking in a python library to plot a mollweide projection of the
> celestial sphere with some points and lines between two points... I tried
> using healpy, but the projplot function doesn't work well, and the plotting
> options look limited (well, it's not the main goal of that library,
> actually).
> >
> > To try to be clearer, I'd like to plot some objects in a projection of
> the celestial sphere in galactic coordinates with the standard mollweide
> projection, and plot as well some "lines" such as the celestial equator and
> so on...
> >
> > I'm sure something exist somewhere to do that!
>
>
> This can actually all be done in plain matplotlib, just by setting the
> 'projection' keyword when setting up the plot axes.
>
> See http://matplotlib.org/examples/pylab_examples/geo_demo.html
>
>
>  - Marshall
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