Bodies module

Bodies of the Solar System.

Contains some predefined bodies of the Solar System:

  • Sun (☉)

  • Earth (♁)

  • Moon (☾)

  • Mercury (☿)

  • Venus (♀)

  • Mars (♂)

  • Jupiter (♃)

  • Saturn (♄)

  • Uranus (⛢)

  • Neptune (♆)

  • Pluto (♇)

and a way to define new bodies (Body class).

Data references can be found in constants

class poliastro.bodies.Body(parent, k, name, symbol=None, R=<Quantity 0. km>, R_polar=<Quantity 0. km>, R_mean=<Quantity 0. km>, rotational_period=None, **kwargs)

Class to represent a generic body.