Acknowledging or Citing SunPy

If you have used SunPy in your scientific work we would appreciate it if you would acknowledge it. The continued growth and development of SunPy is dependent on the community being aware of SunPy.


Please add the following line within your methods, conclusion or acknowledgements sections:

This research has made use of SunPy vX.Y (version citation), an open-source and free community-developed solar data analysis Python package (citation).

The citation should be to the SunPy paper and the version number should cite the specific Zenodo DOI for the version used in your work.

   author = {{SunPy Community}, T. and {Mumford}, S.~J. and {Christe}, S. and
    {P{\'e}rez-Su{\'a}rez}, D. and {Ireland}, J. and {Shih}, A.~Y. and
    {Inglis}, A.~R. and {Liedtke}, S. and {Hewett}, R.~J. and {Mayer}, F. and
    {Hughitt}, K. and {Freij}, N. and {Meszaros}, T. and {Bennett}, S.~M. and
    {Malocha}, M. and {Evans}, J. and {Agrawal}, A. and {Leonard}, A.~J. and
    {Robitaille}, T.~P. and {Mampaey}, B. and {Iv{\'a}n Campos-Rozo}, J. and
    {Kirk}, M.~S.},
    title = "{SunPy{\mdash}Python for solar physics}",
  journal = {Computational Science and Discovery},
archivePrefix = "arXiv",
   eprint = {1505.02563},
 primaryClass = "astro-ph.IM",
     year = 2015,
    month = jan,
   volume = 8,
   number = 1,
      eid = {014009},
    pages = {014009},
      doi = {10.1088/1749-4699/8/1/014009},
   adsurl = {},
  adsnote = {Provided by the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System}

You can also get this information with sunpy.__citation__.

Posters and talks

Please include the Sunpy logo on the title, conclusion slide, or about page. For websites please link the image to Other versions of the logo are available in the sunpy-logo repository.