Projects


Core packages

These packages each offer a wide range of functionality in their area, and conform to the HeliophysicsPy community standards.

Name Description Code Docs Site Contact
HelioPy A python library for heliospheric physics. David Stansby
PlasmaPy A Python package for plasma physics Nick Murphy
pysat Management and analysis tool for satellite and radar data. Russell Stoneback
SunPy Python for Solar Physics Stuart Mumford

HelioPy

A python library for heliospheric physics.
David Stansby

PlasmaPy

A Python package for plasma physics
Nick Murphy

pysat

Management and analysis tool for satellite and radar data.
Russell Stoneback

SunPy

Python for Solar Physics
Stuart Mumford

Other packages

Name Description Code Docs Site Contact
AACGMV2 A Python wrapper for the AACGM-v2 C library Angeline G. Burrell
ACEmag Load and Plot ACE satelite magnetometer data Michael Hirsch
analysator Vlasiator magnetosphere model. Riku Jarvin
apexpy A Python wrapper for the Apex fortran library Angeline G. Burrell
AstrometryAzEl plate scale / calibrate star imagery to use multiple auroral/airglow cameras together Michael Hirsch
Auroral Electrojet Auroral Electrojet AE-index read and plot. Michael Hirsch
CDFlib Read / Write NASA CDF with pure Python + Numpy, no compiling Bryan Harter, Michael Liu, David Stansby, Michael Hirsch
DASCutils Digital All Sky Camera utilities, for camera at Poker Flat Research Range and elsewhere Michael Hirsch
Digital Meridian Spectrometer UAF Digital Meridian Spectrometer-- load and plot Michael Hirsch
fiasco A Python interface to the CHIANTI atomic database. Will Barnes
fisspy Fast Imaging Solar Spectrograph (FISS) on the New Solar Telescope. Juhyeong Kang
geodata Geophysics analysis of radar and optical systems. John Swoboda
GEOrinex Python RINEX 2/3 NAV/OBS reader with speed and simplicity, handling most RINEX formats. Michael Hirsch
GIMAmag UAF Geophysical Institute magnetometer network data read and plot Michael Hirsch
GLOW NCAR GLOW 0.981 aurora/airglow model IR-VIS-UV from Python Michael Hirsch
GLOWlegacy NCAR GLOW 0.973 legacy aurora/airglow model IR-VIS-UV from Python and Matlab Michael Hirsch
GOESutils Download and plot GOES satellite PNGs and high-resolution NetCDF4 by date/time Michael Hirsch
HAPI Python HAPI Client Bob Weigel
HWM-93 NASA Horizontal Wind Model HWM93 in Python and Matlab Michael Hirsch
IGRF-12 International Geomagnetic Reference Field IGRF12 and IGRF11 -- in Python and Matlab Michael Hirsch
IRI-2016 International Reference Ionosphere 2016 from Python and Matlab Michael Hirsch
IRI-90 IRI90-international reference ionosphere in Python Michael Hirsch
LOWTRAN LOWTRAN atmospheric absorption extinction, scatter and irradiance model--in Python and Matlab Michael Hirsch
MadrigalWeb Access data from any Madrigal database. Bill Rideout
Maidenhead Python or Julia Maidenhead <--> WGS84 coordinate conversions, useful for crowdsourced observations Michael Hirsch
MGSutils Mars Global Surveyor utilities (for radio occultation) Michael Hirsch
MSISE-00 NRL MSISE-00 atmospheric model-- in Python and Matlab Michael Hirsch
NDCube A Python package for manipulating, inspecting and visualizing multi-dimensional contiguous and non-contiguous coordinate-aware data arrays Dan Ryan
NEXRADutils Download/Plot NEXRAD compositive reflectivity by date/time, for ionospheric perturbations Michael Hirsch
OCBpy A Python module that converts between AACGM coordinates and an adjustable magnetic coordinate system based on the location of the polar cap Angeline G. Burrell
POLAN estimate true ionosphere height from ionosonde Michael Hirsch
PyDARN A package for analyzing data from SuperDARN. Marina Schmidt
pyglow Upper atmosphere models and geophysical indices. Timothy Duly
PyMap3D Python 3D coordinate conversions for geospace ecef enu eci and more Michael Hirsch
pysatCDF Python reader for NASA CDF, includes CDF libraries. Russell Stoneback
pysatMagVect Geomagnetic field line tracing, unit vectors, ion drift mapping, vector and coordinate transformations. Russell Stoneback
PySitools Client for SiTools2, including MEDOC SDO archive
python-magnetosphere Python wrapper for cxform, coordinate transformation package David Parunakian
PyTplot Based on IDL tplot, plots and manipulates time series data Bryan Harter
PyZenodo Simple, clean pure Python 3 Zenodo API (upload, download data). Michael Hirsch
ReesAurora Rees/Sergienko module of excitation rates, relevant to auroral optical emissions Michael Hirsch
sami2py Run, read, and plot the SAMI2 ionospheric model. Jeff Klenzing
Scanning Doppler Interferometer Dowload & plot Scanning Doppler Interferometer data from PI Mark Conde's instruments. Michael Hirsch
ScienceDates Date / time conversions used in the sciences. Michael Hirsch
SpacePy Space science library for Python. Includes file I/O, time and coordinate conversions, common analysis techniques. Steve Morley
spicepy Spice wrapper.
SpiceyPy Pythonic wrapper for Spice. Andrew M. Annex
THEMISasi Read & Plot THEMIS ASI 256x256 "high resolution" GBO ground-based imager data Michael Hirsch
TomograPy Coronal tomographic reconstructions. Nicolas Barbey
WMM2015 World Magnetic Model 2015 from Python Michael Hirsch

AACGMV2

A Python wrapper for the AACGM-v2 C library
Angeline G. Burrell

ACEmag

Load and Plot ACE satelite magnetometer data
Michael Hirsch

analysator

Vlasiator magnetosphere model.
Riku Jarvin

apexpy

A Python wrapper for the Apex fortran library
Angeline G. Burrell

AstrometryAzEl

plate scale / calibrate star imagery to use multiple auroral/airglow cameras together
Michael Hirsch

Auroral Electrojet

Auroral Electrojet AE-index read and plot.
Michael Hirsch

CDFlib

Read / Write NASA CDF with pure Python + Numpy, no compiling
Bryan Harter, Michael Liu, David Stansby, Michael Hirsch

DASCutils

Digital All Sky Camera utilities, for camera at Poker Flat Research Range and elsewhere
Michael Hirsch

Digital Meridian Spectrometer

UAF Digital Meridian Spectrometer-- load and plot
Michael Hirsch

fiasco

A Python interface to the CHIANTI atomic database.
Will Barnes

fisspy

Fast Imaging Solar Spectrograph (FISS) on the New Solar Telescope.
Juhyeong Kang

geodata

Geophysics analysis of radar and optical systems.
John Swoboda

GEOrinex

Python RINEX 2/3 NAV/OBS reader with speed and simplicity, handling most RINEX formats.
Michael Hirsch

GIMAmag

UAF Geophysical Institute magnetometer network data read and plot
Michael Hirsch

GLOW

NCAR GLOW 0.981 aurora/airglow model IR-VIS-UV from Python
Michael Hirsch

GLOWlegacy

NCAR GLOW 0.973 legacy aurora/airglow model IR-VIS-UV from Python and Matlab
Michael Hirsch

GOESutils

Download and plot GOES satellite PNGs and high-resolution NetCDF4 by date/time
Michael Hirsch

HAPI

Python HAPI Client
Bob Weigel

HWM-93

NASA Horizontal Wind Model HWM93 in Python and Matlab
Michael Hirsch

IGRF-12

International Geomagnetic Reference Field IGRF12 and IGRF11 -- in Python and Matlab
Michael Hirsch

IRI-2016

International Reference Ionosphere 2016 from Python and Matlab
Michael Hirsch

IRI-90

IRI90-international reference ionosphere in Python
Michael Hirsch

LOWTRAN

LOWTRAN atmospheric absorption extinction, scatter and irradiance model--in Python and Matlab
Michael Hirsch

MadrigalWeb

Access data from any Madrigal database.
Bill Rideout

Maidenhead

Python or Julia Maidenhead <--> WGS84 coordinate conversions, useful for crowdsourced observations
Michael Hirsch

MGSutils

Mars Global Surveyor utilities (for radio occultation)
Michael Hirsch

MSISE-00

NRL MSISE-00 atmospheric model-- in Python and Matlab
Michael Hirsch

NDCube

A Python package for manipulating, inspecting and visualizing multi-dimensional contiguous and non-contiguous coordinate-aware data arrays
Dan Ryan

NEXRADutils

Download/Plot NEXRAD compositive reflectivity by date/time, for ionospheric perturbations
Michael Hirsch

OCBpy

A Python module that converts between AACGM coordinates and an adjustable magnetic coordinate system based on the location of the polar cap
Angeline G. Burrell

POLAN

estimate true ionosphere height from ionosonde
Michael Hirsch

PyDARN

A package for analyzing data from SuperDARN.
Marina Schmidt

pyglow

Upper atmosphere models and geophysical indices.
Timothy Duly

PyMap3D

Python 3D coordinate conversions for geospace ecef enu eci and more
Michael Hirsch

pysatCDF

Python reader for NASA CDF, includes CDF libraries.
Russell Stoneback

pysatMagVect

Geomagnetic field line tracing, unit vectors, ion drift mapping, vector and coordinate transformations.
Russell Stoneback

PySitools

Client for SiTools2, including MEDOC SDO archive

python-magnetosphere

Python wrapper for cxform, coordinate transformation package
David Parunakian

PyTplot

Based on IDL tplot, plots and manipulates time series data
Bryan Harter

PyZenodo

Simple, clean pure Python 3 Zenodo API (upload, download data).
Michael Hirsch

ReesAurora

Rees/Sergienko module of excitation rates, relevant to auroral optical emissions
Michael Hirsch

sami2py

Run, read, and plot the SAMI2 ionospheric model.
Jeff Klenzing

Scanning Doppler Interferometer

Dowload & plot Scanning Doppler Interferometer data from PI Mark Conde's instruments.
Michael Hirsch

ScienceDates

Date / time conversions used in the sciences.
Michael Hirsch

SpacePy

Space science library for Python. Includes file I/O, time and coordinate conversions, common analysis techniques.
Steve Morley

spicepy

Spice wrapper.

SpiceyPy

Pythonic wrapper for Spice.
Andrew M. Annex

THEMISasi

Read & Plot THEMIS ASI 256x256 "high resolution" GBO ground-based imager data
Michael Hirsch

TomograPy

Coronal tomographic reconstructions.
Nicolas Barbey

WMM2015

World Magnetic Model 2015 from Python
Michael Hirsch