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imager.predictcomp - Function

2.3.1 Make a component list for a known object


Description

Make a component list for an object recognized by standard, one of setjy’s flux density standards.

Arguments





Inputs

objname

Name of the object

allowed:

string

Default:

standard

Name of the flux standard

allowed:

string

Default:

epoch

Time to use, as an epoch measure, e.g. me.epoch(’UTC’, ’55555d’), for Solar System objects

allowed:

any

Default:

variant 55555.0d

epoch measure

freqs

The frequencies to use, in Hz

allowed:

doubleArray

Default:

1.0e11

pfx

Prefix for the name of the component list

allowed:

string

Default:

predictcomp

Returns
string

Example

 
 
clname = im.predictcomp(’Ceres’, ’Butler-JPL-Horizons 2010’,  
                        ’2012-02-14/13:33:00’, [3.45e11, 6.90e11], ’vd_’)  
 
This writes a component "list" named vd_spw0_Ceres_345GHz55971.6d.cl to disk  
containing a uniform disk component for Ceres as it is expected to appear at  
345 and 690 GHz at 2012-02-14/13:33:00 UTC, and returns the name of the  
component list.  Returns ’’ on error.  

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