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OrbWeaver: Galaxy/(sub)halo orbital processing tool

Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:52 pm
by Ada Coda
OrbWeaver: Galaxy/(sub)halo orbital processing tool

Abstract: OrbWeaver extracts orbits from halo catalogs, enabling large statistical studies of their orbital parameters. The code is run in two stages. For the first run, a configuration file is used to modify orbit host selection and the region around orbit host used for the superset of orbiting halos. Each orbit host has a orbit forest (containing halos that passed within the region of interest); the code generates a pre-processed catalog which contains a superset of orbiting halo for each identified orbit host. The second run uses the file list generated in the first stage for the creation of the orbit catalog, which is the final output.

Credit: Poulton, Rhys


Bibcode: 2019ascl.soft11019P

ID: ascl:1911.019