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[ascl:1611.018] Icarus: Stellar binary light curve synthesis tool

Icarus is a stellar binary light curve synthesis tool that generates a star, given some basic binary parameters, by solving the gravitational potential equation, creating a discretized stellar grid, and populating the stellar grid with physical parameters, including temperature and surface gravity. Icarus also evaluates the outcoming flux from the star given an observer's point of view (i.e., orbital phase and orbital orientation).

Code site:
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/Icarus https://github.com/bretonr/Icarus
Appears in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...748..115B
Bibcode:
2016ascl.soft11018B

ascl:1611.018
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