get_observatory_groups

sunpy.net.cdaweb.get_observatory_groups()[source]

Get a list of observatory IDs for each observatory in CDAWeb.

An observatory group is typically a single mission, which can contain multiple observatories, e.g. for the STEREO observatory group there are two observatories, STEREO-A and STEREO-B.

Returns

astropy.table.Table

Examples

>>> from sunpy.net.cdaweb import get_observatory_groups
>>>
>>> groups = get_observatory_groups() 
>>> groups['Group'] 
    <Column name='Group' dtype='str55' length=...>
                    ACE
                  AMPTE
    ...
                Voyager
                   Wind
>>> groups.loc['STEREO'] 
<Row index=...>
Group                                  Observatories
str55                                      str...
------ -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
STEREO 'Ahead', 'Behind', 'STA', 'STB', 'STEREO', 'STEREOA', 'STEREOB', 'sta', 'stb'