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[ascl:1211.004] CORRFIT: Cross-Correlation Routines

CORRFIT is a set of routines that use the cross-correlation method to extract parameters of the line-of-sight velocity distribution from galactic spectra and stellar templates observed on the same system. It works best when the broadening function is well sampled at the spectral resolution used (e.g. 200 km/s dispersion at 2 Angstrom resolution). Results become increasingly sensitive to the spectral match between galaxy and template if the broadening function is not well sampled. CORRFIT does not work well for dispersions less than the velocity sampling interval ('delta' in the code) unless the template is perfect.

Code site:
https://web.archive.org/web/20100627134505/http://www.phy.ohiou.edu/~tss/corrfit.pro
Described in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1995AJ....109.1371S
Bibcode:
2012ascl.soft11004S

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