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Transit Analysis Package (TAP and autoKep): IDL Graphical User Interfaces for Extrasolar Planet Transit Photometry

Postby owlice » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:10 am

Transit Analysis Package (TAP and autoKep): IDL Graphical User Interfaces for Extrasolar Planet Transit Photometry

Abstract: We present an IDL graphical user interface-driven software package designed for the analysis of extrasolar planet transit light curves. The Transit Analysis Package (TAP) software uses Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) techniques to fit light curves using the analytic model of Mandel and Agol (2002). The package incorporates a wavelet based likelihood function developed by Carter and Winn (2009) which allows the MCMC to assess parameter uncertainties more robustly than classic chi-squared methods by parameterizing uncorrelated "white" and correlated "red" noise. The software is able to simultaneously analyze multiple transits observed in different conditions (instrument, filter, weather, etc). The graphical interface allows for the simple execution and interpretation of Bayesian MCMC analysis tailored to a user's specific data set and has been thoroughly tested on ground-based and Kepler photometry. AutoKep provides a similar GUI for the preparation of Kepler MAST archive data for analysis by TAP or any other analysis software. This paper describes the software release and provides instructions for its use.

Credit: Gazak, J. Zachary; Johnson, John A.; Tonry, John; Eastman, Jason; Mann, Andrew W.; Agol, Eric

Site: http://ifa.hawaii.edu/users/zgazak/IfA/TAP.html
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012AdAst2012E..30G

Bibcode: 2011ascl.soft06014G

ID: ascl:1106.014
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Re: Transit Analysis Package (TAP and autoKep): IDL Graphica

Postby owlice » Tue May 05, 2015 11:10 am

Added github URL for site, per author request. Download is no longer working from institutional site; information page is still up, however.
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