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11.4.13. astroML.datasets.fetch_wmap_temperatures

astroML.datasets.fetch_wmap_temperatures(masked=False, data_home=None, download_if_missing=True)

Loader for WMAP temperature map data

Parameters :

masked : optional, default=False

If True, then return the foreground-masked healpix array of data If False, then return the raw temperature array

data_home : optional, 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_missing : optional, 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 :

data : np.ndarray or np.ma.MaskedArray

record array containing (masked) temperature data