A Python library for reading variable star data from GCVS.
A Python library for reading variable star data from the General Catalog of Variable Stars.
Use pip to install latest release available at PyPI:
pip install pygcvs
Download the iii.dat file from GCVS and point the read_gcvs function at its location. The function returns a generator which yields a single star data dictionary at a time. See below:
>>> import pygcvs >>> for star in pygcvs.read_gcvs('iii.dat'): ... print(star['name']) R AND S AND #... V0515 VUL V0516 VUL
pygcvs is free software, licensed under the MIT/X11 License. A copy of the license is provided with the source code in the LICENSE file.
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