# WMAP power spectrum analysis with HealPy¶

This demonstrates how to plot and take a power spectrum of the WMAP data using healpy, the python wrapper for healpix. Healpy is available for download at the github site

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# Author: Jake VanderPlas <vanderplas@astro.washington.edu>
#   The figure is an example from astroML: see http://astroML.github.com
import numpy as np
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt

# warning: due to a bug in healpy, importing it before pylab can cause
#  a segmentation fault in some circumstances.
import healpy as hp

from astroML.datasets import fetch_wmap_temperatures

#------------------------------------------------------------
# Fetch the data
white_noise = np.ma.asarray(np.random.normal(0, 0.062, wmap_masked.shape))

#------------------------------------------------------------
# plot the unmasked map
fig = plt.figure(1)
fig=1, unit=r'$\Delta$T (mK)')

#------------------------------------------------------------
# plot the masked map
#  filled() fills the masked regions with a null value.
fig = plt.figure(2)
fig=2, unit=r'$\Delta$T (mK)')

#------------------------------------------------------------
# compute and plot the power spectrum
cl = hp.anafast(wmap_masked.filled(), lmax=1024)
ell = np.arange(len(cl))

cl_white = hp.anafast(white_noise, lmax=1024)

fig = plt.figure(3)
ax.scatter(ell, ell * (ell + 1) * cl,
s=4, c='black', lw=0,
label='data')
ax.scatter(ell, ell * (ell + 1) * cl_white,
s=4, c='gray', lw=0,
label='white noise')

ax.set_xlabel(r'$\ell$')
ax.set_ylabel(r'$\ell(\ell+1)C_\ell$')
ax.set_title('Angular Power (not mask corrected)')
ax.legend(loc='upper right')
ax.grid()
ax.set_xlim(0, 1100)

plt.show()