P

sunpy.coordinates.sun.P(time='now') [edit on github]

Return the position (P) angle for the Sun at a specified time, which is the angle between geocentric north and solar north as seen from Earth, measured eastward from geocentric north. The range of P is +/-26.3 degrees.

Parameters

time (tuple, str, pandas.Timestamp, pandas.Series, pandas.DatetimeIndex, datetime.datetime, datetime.date, numpy.datetime64, numpy.ndarray, astropy.time.Time) – Time to use in a parse_time-compatible format

Returns

out (Angle) – The position angle