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Access to NASA's JPL HORIZON Ephemeris System

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NASA's JPL HORIOZON Ephemeris System API
This Python API, is an effort towards opening NASA's PDS data sets to the public with a focus on ease of access. Thus creating, NASA's JPL Horizons On-Line Ephemeris System API


For scientific uses, a modern planetary ephemeris comprises software that generates positions of planets and often of
their satellites, asteroids, or comets, at virtually any time desired by the user.

API Documentation


Planetary Data System:

Jet Propulsion Labs:

HORIZON User Manual:

Matthew Mihok (@mattmattmatt)
Dexter Jagula (@djagula)
Siddarth Kalra (@SiddarthKalra)
Tiago Moreira (@Kamots)

v0.0.1, 2013-Apr-18 -- Initial release.

v0.0.2, 2013-Apr-21 -- Alpha release for NASA hackathon

v0.1.0, 2013-Apr-22 -- Package distribution release

v0.1.1, 2013-Apr-22 -- Updating package meta data

v0.1.2, 2013-Apr-22 -- Fixing standalone executable

v0.1.3, 2013-Apr-22 -- Removing bin standalone, adding convenience request_handler

v0.1.4, 2013-Apr-30 -- Changing API Calls major->get_major, minor->get_minor respectively

v0.1.5, 2013-May-05 -- Fixing major bodies query
* Fixing json output to include id, name, designation, and
* Fixing major body type specification to return accuratly

v0.1.6, 2013-May-05 -- Fixing minor bodies query

v0.1.7, 2013-May-05 -- Removing unecessary debug prints, updated internal

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