VamdcClass

class astroquery.vamdc.VamdcClass(doimport=True)[source]

Bases: astroquery.query.BaseQuery

Attributes Summary

CACHE_LOCATION
TIMEOUT
species_lookuptable As a property, you can’t turn off caching….

Methods Summary

query_molecule(molecule_name[, …]) Query for the VAMDC data for a specific molecule

Attributes Documentation

CACHE_LOCATION = '/home/docs/.astropy/cache/astroquery/vamdc'
TIMEOUT = 60
species_lookuptable

As a property, you can’t turn off caching….

Methods Documentation

query_molecule(molecule_name, chem_re_flags=0, cache=True)[source]

Query for the VAMDC data for a specific molecule

Parameters:
molecule_name: str

The common name (including unicode characters) or the ordinary molecular formula (e.g., CH3OH for Methanol) of the molecule.

chem_re_flags: int

The re (regular expression) flags for comparison of the molecule name with the lookuptable keys

cache: bool

Use the astroquery cache to store/recover the result

Returns:
result: ``vamdclib.request.Result``

A vamdclib Result object that has a data attribute. The result object has dictionary-like entries but has more functionality built on top of that