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[ascl:2108.019] PIPS: Period detection and Identification Pipeline Suite

PIPS analyzes the lightcurves of astronomical objects whose brightness changes periodically. Originally developed to determine the periods of RR Lyrae variable stars, the code offers many features designed for variable star analysis and can obtain period values for almost any type of lightcurve with both speed and accuracy. PIPS determines periods through several different methods, analyzes the morphology of lightcurves via Fourier analysis, estimates the statistical significance of the detected signal, and determines stellar properties based on pre-existing stellar models.

Code site:
https://github.com/SterlingYM/astroPIPS
Described in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2021arXiv210714223M https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2021MNRAS.502..818H
Bibcode:
2021ascl.soft08019M

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