XRTMap

class sunpy.map.sources.XRTMap(data, header, **kwargs)[source] [edit on github]

Bases: sunpy.map.mapbase.GenericMap

Hinode XRT map definition.

The X-Ray Telescope (XRT) is a high resolution grazing incidence telescope, which is a succsessor to Yohkoh. It provides 2-arcsecond resolution images of the highest temperature solar coronal material, from 1,000,000 to 10,000,000 Kelvin.

Hinode was launched on 22 September 2006 into a sun-synchronous orbit.

References

Attributes Summary

filter_wheel1_measurements
filter_wheel2_measurements
measurement

Methods Summary

is_datasource_for(data, header, **kwargs) Determines if header corresponds to an XRT image

Attributes Documentation

filter_wheel1_measurements = ['Al_med', 'Al_poly', 'Be_med', 'Be_thin', 'C_poly', 'Open']
filter_wheel2_measurements = ['Open', 'Al_mesh', 'Al_thick', 'Be_thick', 'Gband', 'Ti_poly']
measurement

Methods Documentation

classmethod is_datasource_for(data, header, **kwargs)[source] [edit on github]

Determines if header corresponds to an XRT image