solar_angular_radius

sunpy.map.solar_angular_radius(coordinates)[source] [edit on github]

Calculates the solar angular radius as seen by the observer.

The tangent of the angular size of the Sun is equal to the radius of the Sun divided by the distance between the observer and the center of the Sun.

Parameters

coordinates (SkyCoord, Helioprojective) – The input coordinate. The coordinate frame must be Helioprojective.

Returns

angle (Quantity) – The solar angular radius.