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STARRY: Analytic computation of occultation light curves

Postby Ada Coda » Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:33 pm

STARRY: Analytic computation of occultation light curves

Abstract: STARRY computes light curves for various applications in astronomy: transits and secondary eclipses of exoplanets, light curves of eclipsing binaries, rotational phase curves of exoplanets, light curves of planet-planet and planet-moon occultations, and more. By modeling celestial body surface maps as sums of spherical harmonics, STARRY does all this analytically and is therefore fast, stable, and differentiable. Coded in C++ but wrapped in Python, STARRY is easy to install and use.

Credit: Luger, Rodrigo; Agol, Eric; Foreman-Mackey, Daniel; Fleming, David P.; Lustig-Yaeger, Jacob; Deitrick, Russell

Site: https://rodluger.github.io/starry/
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018arXiv181006559L

Bibcode: 2018ascl.soft10005L

ID: ascl:1810.005
Last edited by Ada Coda on Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:27 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Updated code entry.

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