Requirements & Installation


As you might have guessed, with all of the magic going on under the hood, there are a few dependencies:

Additionally, we recommend that you also install sphinx if you intend to build the documentation files for offline use.


Installation should be easy, though it may take a while to install all of the aforementioned requirements. Using pip is the recommended method.

Using pip

The quickest and easiest way to install Sagan is to use pip:

$ pip install ripe.atlas.cousteau

From GitHub

If you’re feeling a little more daring and want to use whatever is on GitHub, you can have pip install right from there:

$ pip install git+

From a Tarball

If for some reason you want to just download the source and install it manually, you can always do that too. Simply un-tar the file and run the following in the same directory as

$ python install