sbpy - A Python Module for Small-Body Planetary Astronomy

sbpy is an Astropy affiliated package for asteroid and comet researchers.

Travis-CI status Documentation Status JOSS Publication

Current Version: 0.1.1


We recommend installing Anaconda Python 3 before installing sbpy using:

pip install git+

Detailed Installation Instructions

Learn sbpy

Explore sbpy using tutorial notebooks that showcase its functionality using real-life science applications or browse its documentation.

Tutorial Notebooks Documentation

Report bugs and Contribute

Please report what you believe is a bug or a mistake using the github issue tracker. If you have an idea for how to improve sbpy, or would like to contribute code directly, please check out the contribution guidelines.

Report issues Contribution Guidelines

Acknowledge sbpy

If you use sbpy in your work, we would appreciate if you could acknowledge its use by citing

Mommert, Kelley, de Val-Borro, Li et al. (2019), Journal of Open Source Software, 4(38), 1426

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