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astropy package contains key functionality and common tools needed for
performing astronomy and astrophysics with Python. It is at the core of the
Astropy Project, which aims to enable
the community to develop a robust ecosystem of Affiliated Packages covering a broad range of
needs for astronomical research, data processing, and data analysis.
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 install whatsnew/3.2 importing_astropy Example Gallery <generated/examples/index> Tutorials <http://tutorials.astropy.org/> Get Help <http://www.astropy.org/help.html> Contribute and Report Problems <http://www.astropy.org/contribute.html> About the Astropy Project <http://www.astropy.org/about.html>
Data structures and transformations
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 constants/index units/index nddata/index table/index time/index coordinates/index wcs/index modeling/index uncertainty/index
Files, I/O, and Communication
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 io/unified io/fits/index io/ascii/index io/votable/index io/misc samp/index
Computations and utilities
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 cosmology/index convolution/index visualization/index stats/index
Nuts and bolts
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 config/index io/registry logging warnings utils/index testhelpers development/workflow/get_devel_version
The developer documentation contains instructions for how to contribute to Astropy or affiliated packages, as well as coding, documentation, and testing guidelines. For the guiding vision of this process and the project as a whole, see :doc:`development/vision`.
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 development/workflow/development_workflow development/when_to_rebase development/codeguide development/docguide development/testguide development/scripts development/building development/ccython development/releasing development/workflow/maintainer_workflow development/astropy-package-template changelog
There are some additional tools, mostly of use for maintainers, in the astropy/astropy-procedures repository.
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 stability whatsnew/index known_issues credits license