A Python package for sonifying astronomical data - turning telescope observations into sound!


Installation Documentation Astronify Tutorials

Astronify is under active development. Currently the package can sonify data series and will ultimately grow to encompass a range of sonification functionality.

We welcome feedback and code contributions. Visit us on GitHub at:



Sonification Examples

Our current collection of sonified astronomy data. The folder also contains written and narrated explanations of the science behind each sonification.

Feel free to use these recordings, especially for educational purposes! This work is released under a BSD-3 Open License.

Out of the Blocks podcast!

We are so excited to be featured on this WYPR podcast. Listening to this episode is a great way to learn more about Astronify and sonification.

Test your ears

Put on your astronomer hat and see if you can learn information about the universe... using your ears!

Taking this quiz will help us learn how to improve our sonifications.

Keep in Touch

Join our mailing list

Send a blank email to astronify-users-subscribe-request@maillist.stsci.edu and you will be subscribed.

Email Us at astronify@stsci.edu

We would love to hear your questions & ideas!