Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (pypi.python.org).
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

Python Synthetic Photometry Utilities

Project Description

This is a prototype module for manipulating spectra. It is intended for it to be used for synthetic photometry, i.e. constructing source spectra and then passing these spectra through an astronomical observatory (e.g. HST, JWST…).

Install the module the usual way:

python setup.py install

The spectrum manipulation module spectrum.py will work standalone, whereas the observationmode.py module is designed to work with the HST synphot database, so won’t be much use unless you also install these files. (You don’t need to install the synphot software; only its datafiles.) You can get them from

http://www.stsci.edu/resources/software_hardware/stsdas/synphot

You must define the environment variable PYSYN_CDBS to point to the top level directory where you have installed these files.

If you have questions about this module, send mail to help@stsci.edu and it will get to the appropriate person.


The current revision is $Rev: 2176 $.

It has the following dependencies:
  • numpy v1.0 or higher
  • PyFITS v1.1 or higher
  • matplotlib v0.9 or higher
Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

0.9.7

History Node

0.9.6

History Node

0.9.5

Download Files

Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
pysynphot-0.9.7.tar.gz (8.7 MB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Oct 19, 2015
pysynphot-0.9.7.zip (8.8 MB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Oct 19, 2015

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting