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, Fortran 77/2003, Python 2/3 and octave/Matlab interfaces 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 3.1.0 (May 2018)
Octave package calcephoct-3.1.0.tar.gz
- Fix a compilation problem with MinGW if the terminal cmd.exe is used.
- Fix a wrong function name open_array instead of open in the documentation of the Python interface.
- Fix the return value of the functions calceph_orient_xxx when the unit CALCEPH_UNIT_RAD is not provided.
- Add the Mex interface compliant with Octave 4.0+ and Matlab 2017+.
- Add the functions calceph_getconstantsd, calceph_getconstantvd, calceph_getconstantss and calceph_getconstantvs.
- Add the functions calceph_sgettimescale and calceph_sgettimespan.
- The return value of the function calceph_(s)getconstant(index) is the number of values associated to the constant.
- Display a better message for the unsupported old spice kernel (NAIF/DAF).
- 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).
For all comments concerning these pages, contact the authors : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last update Wednesday 23 May 2018