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CMDPT: Color Magnitude Diagrams Plot Tool

Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:31 pm
by Ada Coda
CMDPT: Color Magnitude Diagrams Plot Tool

Abstract: CMD Plot Tool calculates and plots Color Magnitude Diagrams (CMDs) from astronomical photometric data, e.g. of a star cluster observed in two filter bandpasses. It handles multiple file formats (plain text, DAOPHOT .mag files, ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters .zpt files) to generate professional and customized plots without a steep learning curve. It works “out of the box” and does not require any installation of development environments, additional libraries, or resetting of system paths. The tool is available as a single application/executable file with the source code. Sample data is also bundled for demonstration. CMD Plot Tool can also convert DAOPHOT magnitude files to CSV format.

Credit: Fitzgerald, K.; Browne, L-M.; Butler, R. F.

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Bibcode: 2019ascl.soft07022F

ID: ascl:1907.022