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[ascl:1303.023] pysynphot: Synthetic photometry software package

pysynphot is a synthetic photometry software package suitable for either library or interactive use. Intended as a modern-language successor to the IRAF/STSDAS synphot package, it provides improved algorithms that address known shortcomings in synphot, and its object-oriented design is more easily extensible than synphot's task-oriented approach. It runs under PyRAF, and a backwards compatibility mode is provided that recognizes all spectral and throughput tables, obsmodes, and spectral expressions used by synphot, to facilitate the transition for legacy code.

Code site:
http://pysynphot.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
Appears in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014MNRAS.442..327B
Bibcode:
2013ascl.soft03023S
Preferred citation method:

Lim, P. L., Diaz, R. I., & Laidler, V. 2015, PySynphot User’s Guide (Baltimore, MD: STScI), https://pysynphot.readthedocs.io/en/latest/


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