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A wrapper of the International Astronomical Union's SOFA lbrary

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*pysofa2* is a module for using `International Astronomical
Union <http://www.iau.org/>`_'s `SOFA library <http://www.iausofa.org/>`_ in
python. It is inspired by original `pysofa <https://pypi.org/project/pysofa/>`_
implementation of Frederic Grollier. It extends the original pysofa module by
distributing and building the SOFA C library with the package, eliminiting the
need for the end-user to build the libraries separaetly from the package
installtion.

Like *pysofa*, *pysofa2* is not a port of SOFA routines but a wrapper around the
SOFA C library. Thus, no calculations are made into the pysofa software, they are
all delegated to the underlying SOFA_C library.

*pysofa2* not endorsed by the International Astronomical Union.
In addition to *pysofa2*'s MIT license, any use of this module should comply
with `SOFA's license and terms of use <http://www.iausofa.org/copyr.pdf>`_.
Especially, but not exclusively, any published work or commercial products
which includes results achieved by using *pysofa* shall acknowledge that the
SOFA software was used in obtaining those results.

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