ExoplanetOrbitDatabaseClass

class astroquery.exoplanet_orbit_database.ExoplanetOrbitDatabaseClass[source]

Bases: object

Exoplanet Orbit Database querying object. Use the get_table or query_planet methods to get information about exoplanets via the Exoplanet Orbit Database.

Attributes Summary

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Methods Summary

get_table([cache, show_progress, table_path]) Download (and optionally cache) the Exoplanet Orbit Database planets table.
query_planet(planet_name[, table_path]) Get table of exoplanet properties.

Attributes Documentation

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Methods Documentation

get_table(cache=True, show_progress=True, table_path=None)[source]

Download (and optionally cache) the Exoplanet Orbit Database planets table.

Parameters:
cache : bool (optional)

Cache exoplanet table to local astropy cache? Default is True.

show_progress : bool (optional)

Show progress of exoplanet table download (if no cached copy is available). Default is True.

table_path : str (optional)

Path to a local table file. Default None will trigger a download of the table from the internet.

Returns:
table : QTable

Table of exoplanet properties.

query_planet(planet_name, table_path=None)[source]

Get table of exoplanet properties.

Parameters:
planet_name : str

Name of planet

table_path : str (optional)

Path to a local table file. Default None will trigger a download of the table from the internet.

Returns:
table : QTable

Table of one exoplanet’s properties.