spacepy.toolbox.linspace

spacepy.toolbox.linspace(min, max, num, **kwargs)[source]

Returns linear-spaced bins. Same as numpy.linspace except works with datetime and is faster

Parameters
minfloat, datetime

minimum value

maxfloat, datetime

maximum value

numinteger

number of linear spaced bins

Returns
outarray

linear-spaced bins from min to max in a numpy array

Other Parameters
kwargsdict

additional keywords passed into matplotlib.dates.num2date

See also

geomspace
logspace

Notes

This function works on both numbers and datetime objects

Examples

>>> import spacepy.toolbox as tb
>>> tb.linspace(1, 10, 4)
array([  1.,   4.,   7.,  10.])