spacepy.coordinates.car2sph

spacepy.coordinates.car2sph(car_in)[source]

Coordinate transformation from Cartesian to spherical

Parameters
- car_in (list or ndarray)coordinate points in (n,3) shape with n coordinate points in

units of [Re, Re, Re] = [x,y,z]

Returns
- results (ndarray)values after conversion to spherical coordinates in

radius, latitude, longitude in units of [Re, deg, deg]

See also

sph2car

Examples

>>> sph2car([1,45,0])
array([ 0.70710678,  0.        ,  0.70710678])