11.4.17. astroML.datasets.fetch_LINEAR_geneva

astroML.datasets.fetch_LINEAR_geneva(data_home=None, download_if_missing=True)[source]

Loader for LINEAR geneva data.

This supplements the LINEAR data above with well-determined periods and other light curve characteristics.

Parameters
data_homeoptional, default=None

Specify another download and cache folder for the datasets. By default all scikit learn data is stored in ‘~/astroML_data’ subfolders.

download_if_missingoptional, default=True

If False, raise a IOError if the data is not locally available instead of trying to download the data from the source site.

Returns
datarecord array

data on 7000+ LINEAR stars from the Geneva catalog