[AstroPy] astropy in Debian, Scientific Linux?

Brandon Rhodes brandon@rhodesmill....
Sun Apr 7 22:22:06 CDT 2013

Leo Singer <lsinger@caltech.edu> writes:

> Could you get the time conversion functions that you need from NOVAS
> (http:// aa.usno.navy.mil/software/novas/novas_c/novasc_info.php)?
> Although you would want to contact its maintainers to check, I think
> that NOVAS is not just free, it's actually in the public domain.

You are correct about NOVAS and its status: I was myself able to package
and make NOVAS available on the Python Package Index (as the "novas"
distribution) because it is entirely free of either copyright or

Brandon Rhodes      brandon@rhodesmill.org      http://rhodesmill.org/brandon

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