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[ascl:2011.013] TLC: Tidally Locked Coordinates

Tidally Locked Coordinates converts global climate model (GCM) output from standard/Earth-like coordinates into a tidally locked coordinate system. The transformations in Tidally Locked Coordinates are useful for plotting and analyzing GCM simulations of slowly rotating tidally locked planets such as Earth-like planets inside the habitable zone of small stars. They can be used to leverage the fact that a slowly rotating planet's climate will start to look approximately symmetric about the axis of insolation.

Code site:
https://github.com/ddbkoll/tidally-locked-coordinates
Used in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2020ApJ...901L..36Z
Bibcode:
2020ascl.soft11013K

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