how can i easily generate utc timestamps by hour between two dates using python?

import datetime
from datetime import datetime, timedelta

timestamp_format = '%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%S%z'

earliest_ts_str = '2020-10-01T00:00:00Z'
ts_obj = datetime.strptime(earliest_ts_str, timestamp_format)

latest_ts_str = '2020-10-02T00:00:00Z'
latest_ts_obj = datetime.strptime(latest_ts_str, timestamp_format)

ts_raw = []
while ts_obj <= latest_ts_obj:
    ts_obj += timedelta(hours=1)

dates_formatted = [d.strftime('%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ') for d in ts_raw]


Here is example with Maya

import maya

earliest_ts_str = '2020-10-01T00:00:00Z'
latest_ts_str = '2020-10-02T00:00:00Z'
start = maya.MayaDT.from_iso8601(earliest_ts_str)
end = maya.MayaDT.from_iso8601(latest_ts_str)

# end is not included, so we add 1 second
my_range = maya.intervals(start=start, end=end.add(seconds=1), interval=60*60)
dates_formatted = [d.iso8601() for d in my_range]

Both output

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