Skip to content



Docs | Tutorial | Github | PyPI

JOSS Zenodo

The drms module provides an easy-to-use interface for accessing HMI, AIA and MDI data with Python. It uses the publicly accessible JSOC DRMS server by default, but can also be used with local NetDRMS sites. More information, including a detailed tutorial, is available in the Documentation.

Getting Help

For more information or to ask questions about drms, check out:


If you would like to get involved, read our Newcomers' guide.

Help is always welcome so let us know what you like to work on, or check out the issues page for a list of known outstanding items.


If you use drms in your work, please cite our paper.

  doi = {10.21105/joss.01614},
  url = {},
  year = {2019},
  publisher = {The Open Journal},
  volume = {4},
  number = {40},
  pages = {1614},
  author = {Kolja Glogowski and Monica G. Bobra and Nitin Choudhary and Arthur B. Amezcua and Stuart J. Mumford},
  title = {drms: A Python package for accessing HMI and AIA data},
  journal = {Journal of Open Source Software}

Code of Conduct (CoC)

When you are interacting with the SunPy community you are asked to follow our code of conduct.


Kolja Glogowski has received funding from the European Research Council under the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP/2007-2013) / ERC Grant Agreement no. 307117.