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Query TESS data at MAST
# This script queries MAST for TESS FFI data for a single sector/camera/chip
# combination and downloads the data from the AWS public dataset rather than
# from MAST servers.
# Working with
# Make sure you're running the latest version of Astroquery:
# pip install
from astroquery.mast import Observations
import boto3
# Query for observations in sector 1 (s0001), camera 1, chip 1 (1-1)
obsTable = Observations.query_criteria(obs_id="tess-s0001-1-1")
# Get the products associated with these observations
products = Observations.get_product_list(obsTable)
# Return only the calibrated FFIs (.ffic.fits)
filtered = Observations.filter_products(products,
# > 1282
# Enable 'cloud mode' for module which will return S3-like URLs for FITs files
# e.g. s3://stpubdata/tess/.../tess2018206192942-s0001-1-1-0120-s_ffic.fits
# Grab the S3 URLs for each of the observations
s3_urls = Observations.get_cloud_uris(filtered)
s3 = boto3.resource('s3')
# Create an authenticated S3 session. Note, download within US-East is free
# e.g. to a node on EC2.
s3_client = boto3.client('s3',
bucket = s3.Bucket('stpubdata')
# Just download a few of the files (remove the [0:3] to download them all)
for url in s3_urls[0:3]:
# Extract the S3 key from the S3 URL
fits_s3_key = url.replace("s3://stpubdata/", "")
root = url.split('/')[-1]
bucket.download_file(fits_s3_key, root, ExtraArgs={"RequestPayer": "requester"})
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