This library is designed to access the binary planetary ephemeris files, such INPOPxx, JPL DExxx and SPICE ephemeris files.
This library provides a C Application Programming Interface (API) and, optionnally, a Fortran 77/2003 and Python 2/3 interface to be called by the application
This software is an open-source product distributed under three distinct licenses giving you the choice of one of the three following sets of free software/open source licensing terms. This allows the use of our code in as wide a variety of software projects as possible.
This software is governed by the CECILL-C, CECILL-B or CECILL version 2 license under French law and abiding by the rules of distribution of free software. You can use, modify and/or redistribute the software under the terms of the CeCILL-C, CeCILL-B or CeCILL license as circulated by CEA, CNRS and INRIA at the following URL http://www.cecill.info.
Latest stable version
- Version 3.0.0 (February 2018)
- Update the license CeCILL v2.0 to CeCILL v2.1.
- Fix a decode error for SPICE kernels with a big-endian format.
- Add the functions calceph_gettimescale and calceph_gettimespan.
- Add the functions calceph_getpositionrecordcount and calceph_getpositionrecordindex.
- Add the functions calceph_getorientrecordcount and calceph_getorientrecordindex.
- Add the functions calceph_sgettimescale and calceph_sgettimespan.
- Support INPOP file format 3.0 (add angular momentum due to the rotation in the binary file).
- Use sphinx-doc to produce the documentation.
- Previous releases
The installation steps for various operating system are described in the following links.
- Quick instructions for installing on a Unix-like system (Linux, Mac OS X, BSD, cygwin, ...)
- Details instructions for installing on a Unix-like system (Linux, Mac OS X, BSD, cygwin, ...)
- Installation on Windows system using the Windows SDK
- Installation on Windows system using the MinGW
The following interfaces for CALCEPH are available :
- Julia interface : CALCEPH.jl.
The library is written by the research team Astronomie et Systèmes Dynamiques (CNRS - Observatoire de Paris - IMCCE).
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Last update Saturday 17 February 2018