BRUCE/KYLIE: Pulsating star spectra synthesizer

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BRUCE/KYLIE: Pulsating star spectra synthesizer

Post by Ada Coda » Tue Dec 30, 2014 11:03 pm

BRUCE/KYLIE: Pulsating star spectra synthesizer

Abstract: BRUCE and KYLIE, written in Fortran 77, synthesize the spectra of pulsating stars. BRUCE constructs a point-sampled model for the surface of a rotating, gravity-darkened star, and then subjects this model to perturbations arising from one or more non-radial pulsation modes. Departures from adiabaticity can be taken into account, as can the Coriolis force through adoption of the so-called traditional approximation. BRUCE writes out a time-sequence of perturbed surface models. This sequence is read in by KYLIE, which synthesizes disk-integrated spectra for the models by co-adding the specific intensity emanating from each visible point toward the observer. The specific intensity is calculated by interpolation in a large temperature-gravity-wavelength-angle grid of pre-calculated intensity spectra.

Credit: Townsend, Rich

Site: http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~townsend/sta ... ?ref=bruce
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012MNRAS.419.1610G

Bibcode: 2014ascl.soft12005T

ID: ascl:1412.005
Last edited by Ada Coda on Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:23 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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