Marvin: Data access and visualization for MaNGA

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Marvin: Data access and visualization for MaNGA

Post by Ada Coda » Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:16 am

Marvin: Data access and visualization for MaNGA

Abstract: Marvin searches, accesses, and visualizes data from the Mapping Nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory (MaNGA) survey. Written in Python, it provides tools for easy efficient interaction with the MaNGA data via local files, files retrieved from the Science Archive Server, or data directly grabbed from the database. The tools come mainly in the form of convenience functions and classes for interacting with the data. Also available is a web app, Marvin-web, offers an easily accessible interface for searching the MaNGA data and visual exploration of individual MaNGA galaxies or of the entire sample, and a powerful query functionality that uses the API to query the MaNGA databases and return the search results to your python session. Marvin-API is the critical link that allows Marvin-tools and Marvin-web to interact with the databases, which enables users to harness the statistical power of the MaNGA data set.

Credit: Cherinka, Brian; Andrews, Brett H.; Sánchez-Gallego, José; Brownstein, Joel; Argudo-Fernández, María; Blanton, Michael; Bundy, Kevin; Jones, Amy; Masters, Karen; Law, David R.; Rowlands, Kate; Weijmans, Anne-Marie; Westfall, Kyle; Yan, Renbin


Bibcode: 2021ascl.soft06005C

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ID: ascl:2106.005
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