SunPy 1.1 Released#
The SunPy project is happy to announce the release of SunPy 1.1! SunPy is an open-source Python library for Solar Physics data analysis and visualization.
This release is our first major release post-1.0 and part of our new release pattern.
The major highlights of this release are:
coordinatessubpackage now supports four additional coordinate frames (HCI, HEE, GSE, and GEI).
A new subpackage
sunpy.data.data_managerhas been added to support versioned data for functions and methods.
Initial support for WISPR data from Parker Solar Probe in
The import times for
sunpyand some subpackages are significantly shorter, with no loss of functionality.
If you use conda, you can update to this release by running:
$ conda install -c conda-forge sunpy
or, if you use pip, by running:
$ pip install -U sunpy
If you haven’t already installed SunPy we recommend you follow our Installation Guide.
By the numbers#
This release of SunPy contains 1137 commits in 242 merged pull requests closing 106 issues from 24 people, 10 of which are first time contributors to SunPy.
The people who have contributed to the code for this release are:
Albert Y. Shih
Dominik Stańczak *
Guntbert Reiter *
Himanshu Pathak *
Juanjo Bazán *
Michael S Kirk
Quinn Arbolante *
Raahul Singh *
Rajiv Ranjan Singh *
Tom Augspurger *
Vishnunarayan K I.
Where a * indicates their first contribution to SunPy.