The SOFA type exposes the following members.

Methods

  NameDescription
Public methodAf2a
Convert degrees, arcminutes, arcseconds to radians.
Public methodAnp
Normalize angle into the range 0 <= a < 2pi.
Public methodCelestialToIntermediate
Transform ICRS star data, epoch J2000.0, to CIRS using the SOFA Atci13 function.
Public methodCelestialToObserved
ICRS RA,Dec to observed place using the SOFA Atco13 function.
Public methodDispose
Cleans up the SOFA object
Public methodDtf2d
Encode date and time fields into 2-part Julian Date (or in the case of UTC a quasi-JD form that includes special provision for leap seconds).
Public methodEo06a
Equation of the origins, IAU 2006 precession and IAU 2000A nutation.
Public methodIntermediateToCelestial
Transform star RA,Dec from geocentric CIRS to ICRS astrometric using the SOFA Atic13 function.
Public methodIntermediateToObserved
CIRS RA,Dec to observed place using the SOFA Atio13 funciton.
Public methodObservedToCelestial
Observed place at a groundbased site to to ICRS astrometric RA,Dec using the SOFA Atoc13 function.
Public methodObservedToIntermediate
Observed place to CIRS using the SOFA Atoi13 function.
Public methodSofaIssueDate
Release date of the SOFA issue currently used by this component.
Public methodSofaReleaseNumber
Major number of the SOFA issue currently used by this component.
Public methodSofaRevisionDate
Release date of the revision to the SOFA Issue that is actually being used by this component.
Public methodTaiTt
Time scale transformation: International Atomic Time, TAI, to Terrestrial Time, TT.
Public methodTaiUtc
Time scale transformation: International Atomic Time, TAI, to Coordinated Universal Time, UTC.
Public methodTf2a
Convert hours, minutes, seconds to radians.
Public methodTtTai
Time scale transformation: Terrestrial Time, TT, to International Atomic Time, TAI.
Public methodUtcTai
Time scale transformation: Coordinated Universal Time, UTC, to International Atomic Time, TAI.

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