chaosmagpy.coordinate_utils.cartesian_to_spherical

chaosmagpy.coordinate_utils.cartesian_to_spherical(x, y, z)[source]

Convert geocentric cartesian to spherical coordinates.

Parameters
x, y, zfloat or ndarray, shape (…)
Returns
radiusfloat or ndarray, shape (…)

Radius.

thetafloat or ndarray, shape (…)

Colatitude in degrees \([0^\circ, 180^\circ]\).

phifloat or ndarray, shape (…)

Longitude in degrees \((-180^\circ,180^\circ]\).