pfsspy: a new python package for PFSS calculations

February 9, 2019, from Richard Morton

 pfsspy, a new python package for computing Potential Field Source Solutions, has just had its first release (0.1). This package builds on code written by Anthony Yeates ( to provide an accessible, well documented, and freely available code for calculating PFSS solutions in python.


pfsspy can be installed from PyPi using


                pip install pfsspy


Documentation can be found here:


and two examples of use here:


Any suggestions or bugs can be reported on the issue tracker: