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[ascl:1411.011] PyMGC3: Finding stellar streams in the Galactic Halo using a family of Great Circle Cell counts methods

PyMGC3 is a Python toolkit to apply the Modified Great Circle Cell Counts (mGC3) method to search for tidal streams in the Galactic Halo. The code computes pole count maps using the full mGC3/nGC3/GC3 family of methods. The original GC3 method (Johnston et al., 1996) uses positional information to search for 'great-circle-cell structures'; mGC3 makes use of full 6D data and nGC3 uses positional and proper motion data.

Code site:
https://github.com/cmateu/PyMGC3
Appears in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014MNRAS.442.3627A
Bibcode:
2014ascl.soft11011M

ascl:1411.011
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