Lightkurve uses Astropy’s configuration system for configurable parameters.

Users can set their defaults in their configuration file, defaulted at $HOME/.lightkurve/config/lightkurve.cfg.

Furthermore, they can also change the values at runtime via lightkurve.conf object.

The remaining specifics can be found in Astropy documentation.

Access configuration values


Configuration parameters for lightkurve.


Determines the package configuration directory name and creates the directory if it doesn't exist.