SpheCow: Galaxy and dark matter halo dynamical properties

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SpheCow: Galaxy and dark matter halo dynamical properties

Post by Ada Coda » Sun May 30, 2021 6:04 pm

SpheCow: Galaxy and dark matter halo dynamical properties

Abstract: SpheCow explores the structure and dynamics of any spherical model for galaxies and dark matter haloes. The lightweight and flexible code automatically calculates the dynamical properties, assuming an isotropic or Osipkov-Merritt anisotropic orbital structure, of any model with either an analytical density profile or an analytical surface density profile as a starting point. SpheCow contains readily usable implementations for many standard models, including the Plummer, Hernquist, NFW, Einasto, Sérsic and Nuker models. The code is easily extendable, allowing new models to be added in a straightforward way. The code is publicly available as a set of C++ routines and as a Python module.

Credit: Baes, Maarten; Camps, Peter; Vandenbroucke, Bert

Site: https://github.com/mbaes/SpheCow
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2021arXiv210511948B

Bibcode: 2021ascl.soft05007B

ID: ascl:2105.007
Last edited by Ada Coda on Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:11 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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