download_weekly_pointing_file

sunkit_instruments.fermi.download_weekly_pointing_file(date)[source]

Downloads the FERMI/LAT weekly pointing file corresponding to the specified date.

This file contains 1 minute cadence data on the spacecraft pointing, useful for calculating detector angles.

Parameters

date (tuple, list, str, pandas.Timestamp, pandas.Series, pandas.DatetimeIndex, datetime.datetime, datetime.date, numpy.datetime64, numpy.ndarray, astropy.time.Time) – A date specified as a parse_time-compatible time string, number, or a datetime object.

Returns

The filepath to the downloaded file.

Return type

str