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[ascl:2311.004] KvW: Modified Kwee–Van Woerden method for eclipse minimum timing with reliable error estimates

The KvW code applies the Kwee Van Woerden (KvW) method for eclipse or transit minimum timing, with an improved error calculation that avoids underestimated errors in minimum times that may appear in the original method. This is particularly the case for low-noise eclipse or transit lightcurves from space or from modern ground instrumentation. The code requires an input light curve of near-equidistant points that contains only the eclipse, without any off-eclipse points, and is available in python and IDL. Both implementaitons return an eclipse minimum time with its error and provide optional text output and plots, as well as several levels of debug information.

Code site:
https://github.com/hdeeg/KvW
Described in:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2020Galax...9....1D
Bibcode:
2023ascl.soft11004D

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