Submaps and Cropping

In this example we demonstrate how to get a submap of a map.

Start by importing the necessary modules.

from __future__ import print_function, division

import astropy.units as u
from astropy.coordinates import SkyCoord

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

Sunpy sample data contains a number of suitable maps, where the returns the location of the given FITS file.

swap_map =

This has resolution and ranges of:



PixelPair(x=<Quantity 1024. pix>, y=<Quantity 1024. pix>)
[[0. 0. 0. ... 0. 0. 0.]
 [0. 0. 0. ... 0. 0. 0.]
 [0. 0. 0. ... 0. 0. 0.]
 [0. 0. 0. ... 0. 0. 0.]
 [0. 0. 0. ... 0. 0. 0.]
 [0. 0. 0. ... 0. 0. 0.]]

To find out more specifics about this map and the instrument used, check it’s metatdata:



MetaDict([('simple', True), ('bitpix', 16), ('naxis', 2), ('naxis1', 1024), ('naxis2', 1024), ('comment', '------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$Id: swap_fits_template 3732 2010-09-28 20:42:23Z bogdan $------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------This is a level-1 SWAP FITS file produced by p2sw_prep v1.3 at the Royal  Observatory of Belgium. If you have difficulty with this file or wish  to make suggestions for improvements, please contact the SWAP  Instrument Team via email at [email protected]-------------------------'), ('filename', 'swap_lv1_20110607_063329.fits'), ('file_tmr', 'swap_00823959642982_2d12fa4a.fits'), ('file_raw', 'BINSWAP201106070633430000335466PROCESSED'), ('file_tar', 'BINSWAP_4818_SVA1_2011.06.07T09.40.44.tar'), ('date', '2011-11-22T19:48:23'), ('date-obs', '2011-06-07T06:33:29.759'), ('level', 1), ('creator', 'P2SW_PREP.PRO v1.3'), ('origin', 'ROB'), ('telescop', 'PROBA2'), ('instrume', 'SWAP'), ('object', 'Sun EUV'), ('filter', 'Al'), ('detector', 'SWAP'), ('wavelnth', 174), ('obs_mode', 'Variable off-pointing'), ('cap_mode', 'CDS'), ('exptime', 10.0), ('bscale', 0.00625), ('bzero', 204.8), ('bunit', 'DN/s/pixel'), ('datamin', 0.0), ('datamax', 368.088), ('swavint', 13.4808), ('firstrow', 1), ('last_row', 1024), ('firstcol', 1), ('last_col', 1024), ('rebin', 'off'), ('wcsname', 'Helioprojective-cartesian'), ('ctype1', 'HPLN-TAN'), ('ctype2', 'HPLT-TAN'), ('cunit1', 'arcsec'), ('cunit2', 'arcsec'), ('cd1_1', 3.16227), ('cd1_2', 0.0), ('cd2_1', 0.0), ('cd2_2', 3.16227), ('cdelt1', 3.16226783969), ('cdelt2', 3.16226783969), ('crval1', 0.0), ('crval2', 0.0), ('crpix1', 512.5), ('crpix2', 512.5), ('lonpole', 180.0), ('crota1', 0.0), ('crota2', 0.0), ('swxcen', 478.45), ('swycen', 534.28), ('dtplar1', 365.0), ('dtplar2', 2000.0), ('p2_x0', 0.0124005594716), ('p2_y0', 0.0253841016749), ('p2_roll', 179.998572874), ('solar_ep', 7.25187694733), ('hglt_obs', 0.0340964722021), ('hgln_obs', -0.000849540811517), ('rsun_arc', 945.587958879), ('dsun_obs', 151820143333.0), ('heex_obs', 151820143176.0), ('heey_obs', -3056074.7792), ('heez_obs', -6183475.65411), ('gsex_obs', -1667474.1514), ('gsey_obs', 3056074.77919), ('gsez_obs', -6183475.6541), ('los_alt', 531927.560994), ('trapprot', 0.0), ('trapelec', 2.45), ('geod_alt', 733468.040583), ('geod_lat', -58.3028506576), ('geod_lon', 160.297951898), ('temp1det', 2.629999), ('temp2det', 2.629999), ('ttemp1', '2011-06-07T06:33:06.000'), ('ttemp2', '2011-06-07T06:33:36.000'), ('tempdark', 2.629999), ('is_proc', 1), ('trantime', 823959642982.0), ('sacqtime', 823959415264.0), ('eacqtime', 823959642982.0), ('lang_rot', 1.0), ('pav_rot0', 0.0), ('pav_rot1', 0.0), ('hasstdby', 0), ('readrdiv', 0), ('pga_offs', 59), ('pga_gain', 1), ('led_pow', 'off'), ('led_sel', 'a'), ('hasblack', 4), ('hasoffst', 11), ('artefx', 'on'), ('recoding', 'fixed'), ('recnum', 3600), ('recbias', 10), ('compress', 'jpeg'), ('lzwdecor', 'off'), ('pn', 131), ('sizcompi', 664256), ('nprescr', 0), ('npreslzw', 0), ('checksum', 'J9lTK7lRJ7lRJ7lR'), ('datasum', '3949782845'), ('history', 'SWTMR 10448SWEDG 10994FITSHEAD2STRUCT run at: Tue Nov 22 19:48:16 2011p2sw_hdrchk v1.3  Computed detector temp.: 2.6299990 Celsiusp2sw_pmcdiv v1.3  Reverted wrt swap_pmc_20100308_164500.fitsp2sw_pixrep v1.3  Replaced wrt swap_satcds_20100113_152800.fitsp2sw_drksub v1.3  Subtracted modeled dark with coefficients inp2sw_drksub v1.3 usingp2sw_drksub v1.3   T=275.78 K, dt=10.0000 sp2sw_pmcrep v1.3  Reverted wrt swap_pmc_20100308_164500.fitsp2sw_ffcorr v1.3  Flat-field: swap_flatcds_20100308_164500.fitsp2sw_despike v1.3  Despiked at the 6.0-sigma level (7061 pix)p2sw_imgcor v1.3  Image centred on solar disk centrep2sw_imgcor v1.3  Image scaled to square pixelsp2sw_imgcor v1.3  Image rotated to solar North upp2sw_expnorm v1.3  Exposure time normalized data (DN/s/pixel)'), ('keycomments', {'CRPIX2': '[pixel] reference point axis 2', 'EXPTIME': '[s] commanded exposure time', 'CTYPE1': 'WCS axis X', 'CDELT1': '[arcsec] average pixel scale along axis 1', 'TEMP2DET': '[Celsius] detector temperature (SW HK T CF)', 'HGLN_OBS': '[deg] s/c heliographic longitude', 'HASBLACK': 'HAS detector black  level', 'SWAVINT': '[DN/s] average intensity in calibrated image', 'TRAPPROT': '[ct/cm^2/s] AP-8 MAX > 10MeV @ 725km model', 'DATE-OBS': 'UTC time of observation', 'FIRSTROW': 'first read-out detector row', 'TEMP1DET': '[Celsius] detector temperature (SW HK T CF)', 'RECNUM': 'recoding upper limit', 'NAXIS2': 'length of data axis 2', 'TELESCOP': 'satellite name', 'DTPLAR2': '[s] predicted time to next large angle rotation', 'SWXCEN': '[pixel] axis 1 location of solar center in lv0', 'LOS_ALT': '[m]   s/c LOS altitude (1000000=no atmosphere)', 'CD1_1': 'WCS coordinate description matrix', 'LED_SEL': 'calibration LED selection', 'LAST_ROW': 'last  read-out detector row', 'BSCALE': 'ratio of physical to array value at 0 offset', 'WAVELNTH': '[Angstrom] bandpass peak response', 'OBS_MODE': 'sun_cen, fix_off, var_off, cme_track', 'CRVAL2': '[arcsec] reference point WCS axis Y', 'BZERO': 'physical value for the array value 0', 'PGA_GAIN': 'PGA gain', 'CROTA2': '[deg] axis 2 to WCS rotation angle', 'CD2_1': 'WCS coordinate description matrix', 'HASOFFST': 'HAS detector offset level', 'CROTA1': '[deg] axis 1 to WCS rotation angle', 'RSUN_ARC': '[arcsec] photospheric solar radius', 'OBJECT': 'object observed', 'PGA_OFFS': 'PGA offset', 'FILENAME': 'FITS filename', 'ARTEFX': '(off,on,cosmic rays) on-board artefact removal', 'TTEMP2': 'UTC time of detector temp 2nd sample', 'EACQTIME': '[OBET] end   acquisition time', 'LED_POW': 'calibration LED power', 'DTPLAR1': '[s] predicted time to prev large angle rotation', 'IS_PROC': 'on-board image processing', 'LAST_COL': 'last  read-out detector column', 'FILE_TAR': 'raw telemetry package', 'GSEX_OBS': '[m]   s/c Geocentric   Solar Ecliptic X', 'CHECKSUM': 'HDU checksum updated 2011-11-22T19:48:23', 'NAXIS1': 'length of data axis 1', 'PAV_ROT0': 'commanded paving rotation component 0', 'BUNIT': 'unit of physical value', 'CDELT2': '[arcsec] average pixel scale along axis 2', 'GEOD_LAT': '[deg] s/c sub-point geodetic latitude', 'CD1_2': 'WCS coordinate description matrix', 'DETECTOR': 'HAS CMOS detector 1024x1024 pixels', 'REBIN': 'on-board rebin (2x2 pixel average)', 'SIZCOMPI': 'size of on-board compressed image', 'DSUN_OBS': '[m]   s/c distance from Sun', 'P2_Y0': '[deg] s/c pitch', 'SWYCEN': '[pixel] axis 2 location of solar center in lv0', 'WCSNAME': 'aligned with solar North', 'BITPIX': 'number of bits per data pixel', 'INSTRUME': 'instrument name', 'NPRESLZW': '# preserved pixels - LZW decorrelation', 'DATE': 'UTC time of FITS file creation', 'DATASUM': 'data unit checksum updated 2011-11-22T19:48:23', 'HGLT_OBS': '[deg] s/c heliographic latitude', 'CAP_MODE': '(DS,CDS) capture mode', 'LONPOLE': '[deg] native longitude of the celestial pole', 'FILTER': 'Aluminum filter', 'GEOD_LON': '[deg] s/c sub-point longitude', 'GSEZ_OBS': '[m]   s/c Geocentric   Solar Ecliptic Z', 'CUNIT2': 'WCS axis Y units', 'SOLAR_EP': '[deg] s/c ecliptic North to solar North angle', 'TRANTIME': '[OBET] transferring time', 'CRPIX1': '[pixel] reference point axis 1', 'GSEY_OBS': '[m]   s/c Geocentric   Solar Ecliptic Y', 'HEEX_OBS': '[m]   s/c Heliocentric Earth Ecliptic X', 'CD2_2': 'WCS coordinate description matrix', 'DATAMAX': 'maximum valid physical value', 'HEEY_OBS': '[m]   s/c Heliocentric Earth Ecliptic Y', 'P2_ROLL': '[deg] s/c roll', 'PAV_ROT1': 'commanded paving rotation component 1', 'SIMPLE': 'Written by IDL:  Tue Nov 22 19:48:23 2011', 'TTEMP1': 'UTC time of detector temp 1st sample', 'NAXIS': 'number of data axes', 'P2_X0': '[deg] s/c yaw', 'HASSTDBY': 'HAS detector standby mode', 'GEOD_ALT': '[m]   s/c WGS84 altitude', 'CREATOR': 'FITS creation software', 'LZWDECOR': 'LZW decorrelation', 'CRVAL1': '[arcsec] reference point WCS axis X', 'COMPRESS': '(off,lzw,jpeg) on-board compression algorithm', 'FILE_TMR': 'SWTMR filename', 'FILE_RAW': 'raw telemetry filename', 'CUNIT1': 'WCS axis X units', 'SACQTIME': '[OBET] start acquisition time', 'PN': 'on-board priority number', 'TEMPDARK': '[Celsius] temperature used in dark subtraction', 'FIRSTCOL': 'first read-out detector column', 'RECBIAS': 'recoding lower limit', 'DATAMIN': 'minimum valid physical value', 'ORIGIN': 'Royal Observatory of Belgium', 'RECODING': '(off,fixed,adaptive) on-board recoding', 'HEEZ_OBS': '[m]   s/c Heliocentric Earth Ecliptic Z', 'LANG_ROT': 'commanded large angle rotation component', 'TRAPELEC': '[ct/cm^2/s] AE-8 MAX >  1MeV @ 725km model', 'CTYPE2': 'WCS axis Y', 'NPRESCR': '# preserved pixels - cosmic rays', 'LEVEL': 'data processing level', 'READRDIV': 'read-out rate divider'}), ('waveunit', 'Angstrom'), ('obsrvtry', 'PROBA2')])

To crop the data you create a submap, specifying the top right and bottom left as SkyCoord objects.

top_right = SkyCoord(0*u.arcsec, -200 * u.arcsec, frame=swap_map.coordinate_frame)
bottom_left = SkyCoord(-900 * u.arcsec, -900 * u.arcsec, frame=swap_map.coordinate_frame)
swap_submap = swap_map.submap(bottom_left, top_right)
swap_submap.peek(draw_limb=True, draw_grid=True)

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 2.381 seconds)

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