BesanconClass

class astroquery.besancon.BesanconClass(email=None)[source]

Bases: astroquery.query.BaseQuery

Attributes Summary

QUERY_URL

TIMEOUT

ping_delay

result_re

url_download

Methods Summary

get_besancon_model_file(filename[, verbose, …])

Download a Besancon model from the website.

query(*args, **kwargs)

Queries the service and returns a table object.

query_async(*args, **kwargs)

Perform a query on the Besancon model of the galaxy.

Attributes Documentation

QUERY_URL = 'http://model.obs-besancon.fr/modele_form.php'
TIMEOUT = 30.0
ping_delay = 30.0
result_re = re.compile('[0-9]{10}\\.[0-9]{6}\\.resu')
url_download = 'ftp://sasftp.obs-besancon.fr/modele/modele2003/'

Methods Documentation

get_besancon_model_file(filename, verbose=True, timeout=5.0)[source]

Download a Besancon model from the website.

Parameters
filenamestring

The besancon filename, with format ##########.######.resu

verbosebool

Print details about the download process

timeoutfloat

Amount of time to wait after pinging the server to see if a file is present. Default 5s, which is probably reasonable.

query(*args, **kwargs)

Queries the service and returns a table object.

Perform a query on the Besancon model of the galaxy.

http://model.obs-besancon.fr/

Parameters
glonfloat
glatfloat

Galactic latitude and longitude at the center

emailstr

A valid e-mail address to send the report of completion to

smallfieldbool

Small field (True) or Large Field (False) LARGE FIELD NOT SUPPORTED YET

extinctionfloat

Extinction per kpc in A_V

areafloat

Area in square degrees

absmag_limits(float,float)

Absolute magnitude lower,upper limits

colors_limitsdict of (float,float)
Should contain 4 elements listing color differences in the valid

bands, e.g.: {“J-H”:(99,-99),”H-K”:(99,-99),”J-K”:(99,-99),”V-K”:(99,-99)}

mag_limits = dict of (float,float)

Lower and Upper magnitude difference limits for each magnitude band U B V R I J H K L

cloudslist of 2-tuples

Up to 25 line-of-sight clouds can be specified in pairs of (A_V, distance in pc)

verbosebool

Print out extra error messages?

kwargsdict

Can override any argument in the request if you know the name of the POST keyword.

retrieve_filebool

If True, will try to retrieve the file every 30s until it shows up. Otherwise, just returns the filename (the job is still executed on the remote server, though)

Returns
tableA Table object.
query_async(*args, **kwargs)[source]

Perform a query on the Besancon model of the galaxy.

http://model.obs-besancon.fr/

Parameters
glonfloat
glatfloat

Galactic latitude and longitude at the center

emailstr

A valid e-mail address to send the report of completion to

smallfieldbool

Small field (True) or Large Field (False) LARGE FIELD NOT SUPPORTED YET

extinctionfloat

Extinction per kpc in A_V

areafloat

Area in square degrees

absmag_limits(float,float)

Absolute magnitude lower,upper limits

colors_limitsdict of (float,float)
Should contain 4 elements listing color differences in the valid

bands, e.g.: {“J-H”:(99,-99),”H-K”:(99,-99),”J-K”:(99,-99),”V-K”:(99,-99)}

mag_limits = dict of (float,float)

Lower and Upper magnitude difference limits for each magnitude band U B V R I J H K L

cloudslist of 2-tuples

Up to 25 line-of-sight clouds can be specified in pairs of (A_V, distance in pc)

verbosebool

Print out extra error messages?

kwargsdict

Can override any argument in the request if you know the name of the POST keyword.

retrieve_filebool

If True, will try to retrieve the file every 30s until it shows up. Otherwise, just returns the filename (the job is still executed on the remote server, though)

Returns
responserequests.Response object

The response of the HTTP request.