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[ascl:1511.016] JKTLD: Limb darkening coefficients

JKTLD outputs theoretically-calculated limb darkening (LD) strengths for equations (LD laws) which predict the amount of LD as a function of the part of the star being observed. The coefficients of these laws are obtained by bilinear interpolation (in effective temperature and surface gravity) in published tables of coefficients calculated from stellar model atmospheres by several researchers. Many observations of stars require the strength of limb darkening (LD) to be estimated, which can be done using theoretical models of stellar atmospheres; JKTLD can help in these circumstances.

Code site:
http://www.astro.keele.ac.uk/jkt/codes/jktld.html
Used in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2008MNRAS.386.1644S
Bibcode:
2015ascl.soft11016S

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