sunpy core Documentation

sunpy is a community-developed, free and open-source solar data analysis environment for Python. It provides search and download functionality, data containers for image and time series data, as well as commonly used coordinate frames and transformations between such frames.


New Users

For help installing sunpy refer to our installation guide.

If you are a first time user or new to Python, our tutorial provides a walkthrough on how to use the key features of sunpy core. Once you’ve installed sunpy, start here.

Next Steps

  • Guides contains in depth guides for different parts of sunpy.

  • Example gallery contains short-form guides on accomplishing common tasks using sunpy.

  • API reference contains a technical description of the inputs, outputs, and behaviour of each component of sunpy core.

Further Info