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[ascl:1512.015] Spirality: Spiral arm pitch angle measurement

Spirality measures spiral arm pitch angles by fitting galaxy images to spiral templates of known pitch. Written in MATLAB, the code package also includes GenSpiral, which produces FITS images of synthetic spirals, and SpiralArmCount, which uses a one-dimensional Fast Fourier Transform to count the spiral arms of a galaxy after its pitch is determined.

Code site:
http://ascl.net/phpBB3/download/file.php?id=29
Described in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015arXiv151106365S
Bibcode:
2015ascl.soft12015S

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