Tool: measures measures tool
Method: measures Construct measures tool
host string host on which to run tool
forceneweserver bool force the use of a new server
Method: dirshow Format a direction using globally set formats
v any a direction measure value to be converted to string
Method: show Format a measure using globally set formats
v any measure value to be converted to string
refcode bool add the reference code to output
Method: epoch define an epoch measure
rf string reference code
v0 double epoch value
off any optional offset measure
Method: direction define a direction measure
rf string reference code
v0 double longitude
v1 double latitude
off any optional offset direction measure
Method: getvalue get the value of a measure
v any measure (array of measures)
Method: gettype get the type of a measure
v any measure (array of measures)
Method: getref get the reference code of a measure
v any measure (array of measures)
Method: getoffset get the offset of a measure
v any measure (array of measures)
Method: cometname get the current comet name
Method: comettype get the current comet table type
Method: comettopo get the current comet table coordinates
Method: framecomet set the current comet table
v string name of a table
Method: position define a position measure
rf string reference code
v0 double longitude or x
v1 double latitude or y
v2 double height or z
off any optional offset position measure
Method: observatory get position of an observatory
name string observatory name - case insensitive
Method: obslist get a list of known observatories
Method: linelist get a list of known spectral lines
Method: spectralline get frequency of a spectral line
name string name
Method: sourcelist get a list of known sources
Method: source get direction of a source
name string name
Method: frequency define a frequency measure
rf string reference code
v0 double frequency/wavelength/\ldots
off any optional offset frequency measure
Method: doppler define a doppler measure
rf string reference code
v0 double doppler ratio/velocity
off any optional offset doppler measure
Method: radialvelocity define a radialvelocity measure
rf string reference code
v0 double radial velocity
off any optional offset radialvelocity measure
Method: uvw define a uvw measure
rf string reference code
v0 double longitude or x
v1 double latitude or y
v2 double height or z
off any optional offset uvw measure
Method: touvw calculate a uvw measure from a baseline
dot Quantity uvw-dot (quantity array)
xyz Quantity uvw (quantity array)
v any baseline measure
Method: expand expand n positions to n*(n-1)/2 baselines
xyz Quantity uvw (quantity array)
v any measure (baseline, position or uvw measure)
Method: earthmagnetic define an earthmagnetic measure
rf string reference code
v0 double Field strength
v1 double longitude
v2 double latitude
off any optional offset earthmagnetic measure
Method: baseline define a baseline measure
rf string reference code
v0 double longitude or x
v1 double latitude or y
v2 double height or z
off any optional offset baseline measure
Method: asbaseline define a baseline from a position measure
pos any position measure
Method: listcodes get known reference codes
ms any the measure type for which to list
Method: measure convert a measure to another reference
v any measure to be converted
rf string output reference code
off any optional output offset measure
Method: doframe save a measure as frame reference
v any measure to be set in frame
Method: framenow set the active frame time at now
Method: showframe show the currently active frame reference
Method: toradialvelocity convert a doppler type value to a real radial velocity
rf string radial velocity reference type
v0 any doppler value measure
Method: tofrequency convert a doppler type value to a frequency
rf string frequency reference type
v0 any doppler measure value
rfq any rest frequency (frequency measure or freuency quantity)
Method: todoppler convert a frequency or radialvelocity measure to a doppler measure
rf string doppler reference type
v0 any radial velocity or frequency measure
rfq any rest frequency (frequency measure or frequency quantity)
Method: torestfrequency convert a frequency and doppler measure to a rest frequency
v0 any frequency reference type
d0 any doppler measure value
Method: rise get rise and set sidereal time
crd any direction of source (direction measure)
ev double elevation angle limit
Method: riseset get rise and set times
crd any direction of source (direction measure)
ev double elevation limit
Method: posangle get position angle of two directions
m1 any direction of source (direction measure)
m2 any direction of other source (direction measure)
Method: separation get separation angle between two directions
m1 any direction of source (direction measure)
m2 any direction of other source (direction measure)
Method: addxvalue get some additional measure information
a any measures for which extra information is to be gotten
Method: done free resources used by tool
Method: selftest for self-testing
Method: echo returns input record
v any a measure value
godeep bool force the use of MeasureHolder record conversions

WesYoung 17-July-2006
Topic revision: r1 - 2006-07-17, WesYoung
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