PASTA: Python Astronomical Stacking Tool Array

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PASTA: Python Astronomical Stacking Tool Array

Post by Ada Coda » Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:35 pm

PASTA: Python Astronomical Stacking Tool Array

Abstract: PASTA performs median stacking of astronomical sources. Written in Python, it can filter sources, provide stack statistics, generate Karma annotations, format source lists, and read information from stacked Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) images. PASTA was originally written to examine polarization stack properties and includes a Monte Carlo modeler for obtaining true polarized intensity from the observed polarization of a stack. PASTA is also useful as a generic stacking tool, even if polarization properties are not being examined.

Credit: Keller, Ben W.; Stil, Jeroen M.

Site: https://github.com/bwkeller/PASTA
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...787...99S

Bibcode: 2018ascl.soft09003K

ID: ascl:1809.003
Last edited by Ada Coda on Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:44 am, edited 1 time in total.
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