spacepy.irbempy.get_dtype

spacepy.irbempy.get_dtype(sysaxes)[source]

will return the coordinate system type as string

Parameters
- sysaxes (int)number according to the irbem, possible values: 0-8
Returns
- dtype (str)coordinate system GDZ, GEO, GSM, GSE, SM, GEI, MAG, SPH, RLL
- carsph (str)cartesian or spherical ‘car’, ‘sph’

See also

get_sysaxes

Examples

>>> get_dtype(3)
('GSE', 'car')