Guides

Guides are comprehensive, conceptually-focused documents providing stand-alone introductions to core packages in addition to the underlying astronomical concepts.

Tutorials

Tutorials are step-by-step cookbooks for common activities that incorporate several packages. They are more specific and less conceptual than Guides but more extended than Examples.

Documentation

Documentation is the complete description of a package with all requisite details, including usage, dependencies, and examples.

Examples

Examples are stand-alone code snippets that live in the astropy documentation that demonstrate a specific functionality within a package.

TutorialsΒΆ

The tutorials on this site walk you through some typical software tasks and demonstrate the features in Astropy sub-packages in the context of a story or standard workflow. See the Astropy documentation for a structured view of the functionality within the Astropy project.

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