gala.integrate.parse_time_specification(units, dt=None, n_steps=None, t1=None, t2=None, t=None)[source]#

Return an array of times given a few combinations of kwargs that are accepted – see below.

dt, n_steps[, t1](numeric, int[, numeric])

A fixed timestep dt and a number of steps to run for.

dt, t1, t2(numeric, numeric, numeric)

A fixed timestep dt, an initial time, and an final time.

dt, t1(array_like, numeric)

An array of timesteps dt and an initial time.

n_steps, t1, t2(int, numeric, numeric)

Number of steps between an initial time, and a final time.


An array of times (dts = t[1:] - t[:-1])