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>, **kwargs)

Class to represent a generic body.