read_file_header

sunpy.io.read_file_header(filepath, filetype=None, **kwargs)[source] [edit on github]

Reads the header from a given file.

This should always return a instance of io.header.FileHeader

Parameters:
  • filepath (str) – The file from which the header is to be read.
  • filetype (str) – Supported reader or extension to manually specify the filetype. Supported readers are (‘jp2’, ‘fits’)
Returns:

headers (list) – A list of headers