Astropy (http://astropy.org/) is a package intended to contain much of the core functionality and some common tools needed for performing astronomy and astrophysics with Python.
registered on PyPI <http://pypi.python.org/pypi/astropy>,
and development is occurring at the
project's github page <http://github.com/astropy/astropy>.
For installation instructions, see the
online documentation <http://docs.astropy.org/>_
docs/install.rst in this source distribution.
For system packagers: Please install Astropy with the command::
$ python setup.py --offline install
This will prevent the astropy_helpers bootstrap script from attempting to reach out to PyPI.
For an overview of the testing and build status of all packages associated with the Astropy Project, see http://dashboard.astropy.org.
Astropy is licensed under a 3-clause BSD style license - see the