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NASA APOD wallpaper download

Project description

apod-wallpaper
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Utilizes NASA APOD API to generate wallpapers with explanations.
* Will download images (single, random or all in date range)
* Only supports image media types (no video).
* Uses tkinter to attempt to size wallpaper if not specified.
* By default, adds explanation of daily images in watermarked footer.

Install
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pip install apod-wallpaper

Configuration
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Get your `NASA API key <https://api.nasa.gov/index.html#apply-for-an-api-key>`

Set NASA_API_KEY environment variable to your key.

Download single date
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.. code:: python
from apod_wallpaper import apod
from datetime import date

apod.download_single(single_date=date(2015, 07, 01))

Download random
* Defaults to `start_date=date(1995, 6, 20)` (the first day NASA began posting daily pics), and `end_date=date.today()`
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.. code:: python

from apod_wallpaper import apod

apod.download_random()

Download bulk
* Select range of APOD (good for catching up on recent misses)
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.. code:: python

from apod_wallpaper import apod
from datetime import date

apod.download_bulk(start_date=date(2015, 07, 01), end_date=date(2015, 07, 05))

# All NASA APOD images (BE NICE: you probably don't need this)
from apod_wallpaper import apod

apod.download_bulk()

Optional arguments
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download_path: (optional) File location to store downloaded image (default ~/wallpapers).
screen_width: (optional) Pixels of width to make image. Large than original will add a black background. If not specified, OS detection of screen width will be attempted.
screen_height: (optional) Pixels of height to make image. Large than original will add a black background. If not specified, OS detection of screen width will be attempted.
font: (optional) TrueType font to apply in image footer (default OpenSans-Regular.ttf).
font_size: (optional) Size of TrueType font in image footer (default 18).
margin: (optional) Pixels around image footer text (default 50).
font_color: (optional) RGBA tuple for color of font (default white).
background_color: (optional) RBGA tuple for color of background (default black).
opacity: (optional) Opacity for image footer (default 0.8).

Development
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`Github <http://github.com/jasonh-n-austin/nasa-apod-wallpaper>`

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