SunPy: Python for Solar Physicists

  title={SunPy: Python for Solar Physicists},
  author={Stuart John Mumford and David Perez-Suarez and S. Allin Christe and Florian Mayer and Russell J. Hewett},
SunPy is a data analysis toolkit which provides the necessary software for analyzing solar and heliospheric datasets in Python. SunPy aims to provide a free and open-source alternative to the current standard, an IDLbased solar data analysis environment known as SolarSoft (SSW). We present the latest release of SunPy, version 0.3. Though still in active development, SunPy already provides important functionality for solar data analysis. SunPy provides data structures for representing the most… CONTINUE READING

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