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MGB: Interactive spectral classification code

Postby Ada Coda » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:18 pm

MGB: Interactive spectral classification code

Abstract: MGB (Marxist Ghost Buster) attacks spectral classification by using an interactive comparison with spectral libraries. It allows the user to move along the two traditional dimensions of spectral classification (spectral subtype and luminosity classification) plus the two additional ones of rotation index and spectral peculiarities. Double-lined spectroscopic binaries can also be fitted using a combination of two standards. The code includes OB2500 v2.0, a standard grid of blue-violet R ~ 2500 spectra of O stars from the Galactic O-Star Spectroscopic Survey, but other grids can be added to MGB.

Credit: Maíz Apellániz, Jesús


Bibcode: 2019ascl.soft07031M

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ID: ascl:1907.031

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