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SpecViz: 1D Spectral Visualization Tool

Postby Ada Coda » Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:56 am

SpecViz: 1D Spectral Visualization Tool

Abstract: SpecViz interactively visualizes and analyzes 1D astronomical spectra. It reads data from FITS and ASCII tables and allows spectra to be easily plotted and examined. It supports instrument-specific data quality handling, flexible spectral units conversions, custom plotting attributes, plot annotations, tiled plots, among other features. SpecViz includes a measurement tool for spectral lines for performing and recording measurements and a model fitting capability for creating simple (e.g., single Gaussian) or multi-component models (e.g., multiple Gaussians for emission and absorption lines in addition to regions of flat continua). SpecViz is built on top of the Specutils (ascl:1902.012) Astropy-affiliated python library, providing a visual, interactive interface to the analysis capabilities in that library.

Credit: SpecViz Development Team


Bibcode: 2019ascl.soft02011S

ID: ascl:1902.011
Last edited by Ada Coda on Sat Feb 23, 2019 6:57 am, edited 1 time in total.
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