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#!/usr/bin/env python3
# See the result of this script in the channel: https://telegram.me/astropod
import argparse
import json
import os
from subprocess import call
import requests
from secret import key
def main():
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description="Send the daily Astronomy Picture of the Day.")
parser.add_argument("--config", help="configuration file for telegram-send", type=str)
args = parser.parse_args()
conf_command = ["--config", args.config] if args.config else []
api = "https://api.nasa.gov/planetary/apod"
payload = {"api_key": key} # date: YYYY-MM-DD
r = requests.get(api, params=payload)
data = json.loads(r.text)
url = data["url"]
explanation = data["explanation"]
title = data["title"]
year, month, day = data["date"].split('-')
link = "http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap" + year[2:] + month + day + ".html"
if data["media_type"] == "image":
if "hdurl" in data:
hdurl = data["hdurl"]
hd_headers = requests.head(hdurl).headers
if int(hd_headers["Content-Length"]) < 2E6: # only download HD images under 2 MB
url = hdurl
image = requests.get(url).content
filename = "astro"
with open(filename, "wb") as f:
f.write(image)
call(["telegram-send", "--image", filename, "--caption", title + " - " + link] + conf_command)
os.remove(filename)
elif data["media_type"] == "video":
message = url
call(["telegram-send", message] + conf_command)
if __name__ == "__main__":
main()