Usage of ComputeSolarAzEl

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Return the azimuth and elevation of the Sun in degrees for the specified time (default=now) and observatory (default is ALMA). See also ComputeSolarRADec, sun, angleToSun, and plotSunDuringTrack.


au.ComputeSolarAzEl(mjdsec=None, observatory='ALMA')
  • default time = now


CASA <5>: au.ComputeSolarAzEl(observatory='ATCA')
  Out[5]: [83.378587689416221, 10.473335030099079]

CASA <6>: au.ComputeSolarAzEl()
  Out[6]: [280.6830493751952, 22.653996657709342]

-- ToddHunter - 2013-09-21
Topic revision: r2 - 2013-11-05, ToddHunter
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