pysynphot: Synthetic photometry software package

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pysynphot: Synthetic photometry software package

Post by owlice » Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:48 pm

pysynphot: Synthetic photometry software package

Abstract: pysynphot is a synthetic photometry software package suitable for either library or interactive use. Intended as a modern-language successor to the IRAF/STSDAS synphot package, it provides improved algorithms that address known shortcomings in synphot, and its object-oriented design is more easily extensible than synphot's task-oriented approach. It runs under <a href="">PyRAF</a> (ascl:1207.011), and a backwards compatibility mode is provided that recognizes all spectral and throughput tables, obsmodes, and spectral expressions used by synphot, to facilitate the transition for legacy code.

Credit: STScI Development Team


Bibcode: 2013ascl.soft03023S

Preferred citation method: Lim, P. L., Diaz, R. I., & Laidler, V. 2015, PySynphot User’s Guide (Baltimore, MD: STScI), or

ID: ascl:1303.023
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