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August 2023 additions to the ASCL

Fifteen codes were added to the ASCL in August, 2023:

AstroPhot: Fitting everything everywhere all at once in astronomical images
BCMemu: Model baryonic effects in cosmological simulations
caput: Utilities for building radio astronomy data analysis pipelines
DiskMINT: Disk Model For INdividual Targets
Driftscan: Drift scan telescope analysis

FastSpecFit: Fast spectral synthesis and emission-line fitting of DESI spectra
FishLSS: Fisher forecasting for Large Scale Structure surveys
FLATW’RM: Finding flares in Kepler data using machine-learning tools
glmnet: Lasso and elastic-net regularized generalized linear models
KeplerFit: Keplerian velocity distribution model fitter

MOOG_SCAT: Scattering Version of the MOOG Line Transfer Code
Nemo: Millimeter-wave map filtering and Sunyaev-Zel’dovich galaxy cluster and source detection
Rapster: Rapid population synthesis for binary black hole mergers in dynamical environments
SIMBI: 3D relativistic gas dynamics code
velocileptors: Velocity-based Lagrangian and Eulerian PT expansions of redshift-space distortions

July 2023 additions to the ASCL

Sixty-two codes were added to the ASCL in July, 2023:

21cmvFAST: Adding dark matter-baryon relative velocities to 21cmFAST
adiabatic-tides: Tidal stripping of dark matter (sub)haloes
AGNvar: Model spectral timing properties in active galactic nuclei
ALF: Absorption line fitter
AmpF: Amplification factor for solar lensing

APOLLO: Radiative transfer and atmosphere spectroscopic retrieval for exoplanets
axionHMcode: Non-linear power spectrum calculator
baccoemu: Cosmological emulators for large-scale structure statistics
BE-HaPPY: Bias emulator for halo power spectrum
binary_c-python: Stellar population synthesis tool and interface to binary_c

binary_c: Stellar population synthesis software framework
BOWIE: Gravitational wave binary signal analysis
connect: COsmological Neural Network Emulator of CLASS using TensorFlow
CosmicFish: Cosmology forecasting tool
DataComb: Combining data for better images

DiscVerSt: Vertical structure calculator for accretion discs around neutron stars and black holes
EAGLES: Estimating AGes from Lithium Equivalent widthS
EFTCAMB: Effective Field Theory with CAMB
EVo: Thermodynamic magma degassing model
EVolve: Growth and evolution of volcanically-derived atmospheres

FABADA: Non-parametric noise reduction using Bayesian inference
FGBuster: Parametric component separation for Cosmic Microwave Background observations
Guacho: 3D uniform mesh parallel HD/MHD code for astrophysics
GWDALI: Gravitational wave parameter estimation
gyro-interp: Gyrochronology via interpolation of open cluster rotation sequences

HAYASHI: Halo-level AnalYsis of the Absorption Signal in HI
HELA: Random Forest retrieval for exoplanet atmospheres
HilalPy: Analysis tool for lunar crescent visibility criterion
Imber: Doppler imaging tool for modeling stellar and substellar surfaces
IMRIpy: Intermediate Mass Ratio Inspirals simulator

IMRPhenomD: Phenomenological waveform model
Jdaviz: JWST astronomical data analysis tools in the Jupyter platform
LEFTfield: Forward modeling of cosmological density fields
LIMpy: Line Intensity Mapping in Python
MBASC: Multi-Band AGN-SFG Classifier

mnms: Map-based Noise ModelS
NaMaster: Unified pseudo-Cl framework
NAVanalysis: Normalized Additional Velocity analysis
orbitN: Symplectic integrator for near-Keplerian planetary systems
plan-net: Bayesian neural networks for exoplanetary atmospheric retrieval

pnautilus: Three-phase chemical code
PolyBin: Binned polyspectrum estimation on the full sky
pycrires: Data reduction pipeline for VLT/CRIRES+
pyhalomodel: Halo-model implementation for power spectra
PyIMRPhenomD: Stellar origin black hole binaries population estimator

pyPplusS: Modeling exoplanets with rings
RelicFast: Fast scale-dependent halo bias
reMASTERed: Calculate contributions to pseudo-Cl for maps with correlated masks
RUBIS: Fast centrifugal deformation program for stellar and planetary models
SAMUS: Simulator of Asteroid Malformation Under Stress

SHARK: Gas and dust hydrodynamics with dust coagulation/fragmentation
SIMPLE: Intensity map generator
SIRENA: Energy reconstruction of X-ray photons for Athena X-IFU
species: Atmospheric characterization of directly imaged exoplanets
Synthetic LISA: Simulator for LISA-like gravitational-wave observatories

TidalPy: Moon and exoplanet tidal heating and dynamics estimator
TOAST: Time Ordered Astrophysics Scalable Tools
Veusz: Scientific plotting package
WarpX: Time-based electromagnetic and electrostatic Particle-In-Cell code
WDMWaveletTransforms: Fast forward and inverse WDM wavelet transforms

WeakLensingQML: Quadratic Maximum Likelihood estimator applied to Weak Lensing
νHawkHunter: Forecasting of PBH neutrinos

June 2023 additions to the ASCL

Sixty codes were added to the ASCL in June, 2023:

AIOLOS: Planetary atmosphere accretion and escape simulations
Albatross: Stellar stream parameter inference with neural ratio estimation
ALminer: ALMA archive mining and visualization toolkit
apollinaire: Helioseismic and asteroseismic peakbagging frameworks
ARPACK-NG: Large scale eigenvalue problem solver

Beta-SGP: Scaled Gradient Projection algorithm using β-divergence
BOXFIT: Gamma-ray burst afterglow light curve generator
Butterpy: Stellar butterfly diagram and rotational light curve simulator
CADET: CAvity DEtection Tool
CHIPS: Circumstellar matter and light curves of interaction-powered transients simulator

COFFE: COrrelation Function Full-sky Estimator
COLASolver: Particle-Mesh N-body code
COLT: Monte Carlo radiative transfer and simulation analysis toolkit
CONCEPT: COsmological N-body CodE in PyThon
CONDUCT: Electron transport coefficients of magnetized stellar plasmas

COpops: Compute CO sizes and fluxes
CosmoGraphNet: Cosmological parameters and galaxy power spectrum from galaxy catalogs
Delight: Photometric redshift via Gaussian processes with physical kernels
ECLIPSE: Efficient Cmb poLarization and Intensity Power Spectra Estimator
ESSENCE: Evaluate spatially correlated noise in interferometric images

FacetClumps: Molecular clump detection algorithm based on Facet model
FRB: Fast Radio Burst calculations, estimations, and analysis
GER: Global Extinction Reduction
GRChombo: Numerical relativity simulator
HAFFET: Supernovae photometric and spectroscopic data analyzer

Hitomi: Cosmological analysis of anisotropic galaxy distributions
IDEFIX: Astrophysical fluid dynamics
kilopop: Binary neutron star population of optical kilonovae
lasso_spectra: Predict properties from galaxy spectra using Lasso regression
Mangrove: Infer galaxy properties using dark matter merger trees

margarine: Posterior sampling and marginal Bayesian statistics
MG-PICOLA: Simulating cosmological structure formation
Mixclask: Mixing Cloudy and SKIRT
MOBSE: Massive Objects in Binary Stellar Evolution
mockFRBhosts: Limiting the visibility and follow-up of FRB host galaxies

nuPyProp: Propagate neutrinos through the earth
nuSpaceSim: Cosmic neutrino simulation
Parthenon: Portable block-structured adaptive mesh refinement framework
PEP: Planetary Ephemeris Program
PEPITA: Prediction of Exoplanet Precisions using Information in Transit Analysis

PhotoParallax: Data-driven photometric parallaxes built with Gaia and 2MASS
pipes_vis: Interactive GUI and visualizer tool for SPS spectra
PSFMachine: Toolkit for doing PSF photometry
pybranch: Calculate experimental branching fractions and transition probabilities from atomic spectra
realfast: Real-time interferometric data analysis for the VLA

RELAGN: AGN SEDs with full GR ray tracing
rfast: Planetary spectral forward and inverse modeling tool
SAVED21cm: Global 21cm signal extraction pipeline
sbi: Simulation-based inference toolkit
SCF-FDPS: Disk-halo systems simulator

SCONCE-SCMS: Spherical and conic cosmic web finders with extended SCMS algorithms
SHERLOCK: Explore Kepler, K2, and TESS data
sstrax: Fast stellar stream modelling in JAX
SubgridClumping: Clumping factor for large low-resolution N-body simulations
SuperRad: Black hole superradiance gravitational waveform modeler

threepoint: Covariance of third-order aperture statistics
TiDE: Light curves and spectra of tidal disruption events
TIDYMESS: TIdal DYnamics of Multi-body ExtraSolar Systems
Zeus21: Simulations of 21-cm at cosmic dawn
ZodiPy: Zodiacal emission simulations in timestreams or HEALPix for solar system observers

May 2023 additions to the ASCL

Twenty-five codes were added to the ASCL in May, 2023:

aartfaac2ms: Aartfaac datasets converter
breizorro: Image masking tool
CELEBI: Precision localizations and polarimetric data for fast radio bursts
COLIBRI: Cosmological libraries in Python
DarkMappy: Mapping the dark universe

DDFacet: Facet-based radio imaging package
DP3: Streaming processing pipeline for radio interferometric data
EIDOS: Modeling primary beams of radio astronomy antennas
extrapops: Fast simulation and analysis of extra-galactic binary GW sources
FLAGLET: Fast and exact wavelet transform on the ball

FRIDDA: Fisher foRecast code for combIned reDshift Drift and Alpha
GLASS: Cosmological simulations on the sphere
GrGadget: Evolve metric perturbations in the weak field limit
gw_pta_emulator: Gravitational Waves via Pulsar Timing Arrays
GWSurrogate: Gravitational wave surrogate models

JEDI: James’s EVE Dimming Index
katdal: MeerKAT Data Access Library
KERN: Radio telescope toolkit
killMS: Direction-dependent radio interferometric calibration package
Nextflow: DSL for data-driven computational pipelines

QuartiCal: Fast radio interferometric calibration
simple-m2m: Extensions to the standard M2M algorithm for full modeling of observational data
sterile-dm: Sterile neutrino production
Stimela: Containerized radio interferometry scripting framework
Virtual Telescope: Next-Generation Space Telescope Simulator

April 2023 additions to the ASCL

Six codes were added to the ASCL in April, 2023. What can I say? Should have been more; sorry!

ASSIST: Solar system test particles trajectories integrator
Applefy: Robust detection limits for high-contrast imaging
BatAnalysis: HEASOFT wrapper for processing Swift-BAT data
FALCO: Fast Linearized Coronagraph Optimizer in MATLAB
FALCO: Fast Linearized Coronagraph Optimizer in Python
JET: JWST Exoplanet Targeting

March 2023 additions to the ASCL

Twenty codes were added to the ASCL in March, 2023:

bajes: Bayesian Jenaer software
Blobby3D: Bayesian inference for gas kinematics
cysgp4: Wrapper for C++ SGP4 satellite library
Delphes: Fast simulation of a generic collider experiment
EvoEMD: Cosmic Evolution with an Early Matter-Dominated era

FastJet: Jet finding in pp and e+e− collisions
GPCC: Gaussian process cross-correlation for time delay estimation
HaloGraphNet: Predict halo masses from simulations
line_selections: Automatic line detection for large spectroscopic surveys
MORPHOFIT: Morphological analysis of galaxies

naif: Frequency analysis package
nd-redshift: Number Density Redshift Evolution Code
Pandora: Fast exomoon transit detection algorithm
pulsar_spectra: Pulsar flux density measurements, spectral models fitting, and catalog
PyCom: Interstellar communication

SatGen: Semi-analytical satellite galaxy and dark matter halo generator
Scri: Manipulate time-dependent functions of spin-weighted spherical harmonics
SeeKAT: Localizer for transients detected in tied-array beams
SIDM: Density profiles of self-interacting dark-matter halos with inhabitant galaxies
spinsfast: Fast and exact spin-s spherical harmonic transforms

February 2023 additions to the ASCL

Twenty-six codes were added to the ASCL in February, 2023:

AART: Adaptive Analytical Ray Tracing
AMICAL: Aperture Masking Interferometry Calibration and Analysis Library
AnalyticLC: Dynamical modeling of planetary systems
celmech: Sandbox for celestial mechanics calculations

deconfuser: Fast orbit fitting to directly imaged multi-planetary systems
Diffmah: Differentiable models of halo and galaxy formation history
Diffstar: Differentiable star formation histories
DSPS: Differentiable Stellar Population Synthesis

EXOTIC: EXOplanet Transit Interpretation Code
FCFC: C toolkit for computing correlation functions from pair counts
GCP: Automated GILDAS-CLASS Pipeline
HawkingNet: Finding Hawking points in the Cosmic Microwave Background

HDMSpectra: Dark Matter Spectra from the electroweak to the Planck scale
kima: Exoplanet detection in RVs with DNest4 and GPs
MADCUBA: MAdrid Data CUBe Analysis
nicaea: NumerIcal Cosmology And lEnsing cAlculations

PHOTOe: Monte Carlo model for simulating the slowing down of photoelectrons
RALF: RADEX Line Fitter
RCR: Robust Chauvenet Outlier Rejection
RichValues: Managing numeric values with uncertainties and upper/lower limits

SASHIMI-C: Semi-Analytical SubHalo Inference ModelIng for Cold Dark Matter
SASHIMI-W: Semi-Analytical SubHalo Inference ModelIng for Warm Dark Matter
SFQEDtoolkit: Strong-field QED processes modeling for PIC and Monte Carlo codes
swyft: Scientific simulation-based inference at scale

UBER: Universal Boltzmann Equation Solver
UniverseMachine: Empirical model for galaxy formation

Please meet Associate Editor John Wenskovitch!

John Wenskovitch recently joined our editorial staff as an Assistant Editor. He is a visual analytics researcher at Pacific Northwest National Lab and an adjunct professor in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech, and received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in 2019. John has presented at and organized software sessions at AAS and EAS meetings and is very interested in open source software and improving research. He will be working to improve our throughput by vetting new entries to the ASCL.

January 2023 additions to the ASCL

Thirty codes were added to the ASCL in January, 2023:

ALMA3: plAnetary Love nuMbers cAlculator
CALSAGOS: Select cluster members and search, find, and identify substructures
desitarget: Selecting DESI targets from photometric catalogs
Fastcc: Broadband radio telescope receiver fast color corrections
FERRE: Match physical models to measurements

fitOmatic: Interferometric data modeling
GalCEM: GALactic Chemical Evolution Model
HEADSS: HiErArchical Data Splitting and Stitching for non-distributed clustering algorithms
HiLLiPoP: High-L Likelihood Polarized for Planck
HIPP: HIgh-Performance Package for scientific computation

KCWI_DRP: Keck Cosmic Web Imager Data Reduction Pipeline in Python
kderp: KCWI Data Extraction and Reduction Pipeline in IDL
LBL: Line-by-line velocity measurements
LoLLiPoP: Low-L Likelihood Polarized for Planck
MGwave: Detect kinematic moving groups in astronomical data

PoWR: Potsdam Wolf-Rayet Models
Puri-Psi: Radio interferometric imaging
pyExoRaMa: An interactive tool to investigate the radius-mass diagram for exoplanets
Pyxel: Detector and end-to-end instrument simulation
ReACT: Calculation of non-linear power spectra from non-standard physics

Rosetta: Platform for resource-intensive, interactive data analysis
Self-cal: Optical/IR long-baseline interferometry
SOAP-GPU: Spectral time series simulations with GPU
SOXS: Simulated Observations of X-ray Sources
special: SPEctral Characterization of directly ImAged Low-mass companions

VDA: Void Dwarf Analyzer
WALDO: Waveform AnomaLy DetectOr
WF4Py: Gravitational waves waveform models in pure Python language
XGA: Efficient analysis of XMM observations
Xpol: Pseudo-Cl power spectrum estimator


Entries added over the weekend, including eight recent submissions by software authors, pushed the number of records in the ASCL over the 3000 mark. Thanks for all the codes!

3K! Yay!
The number 3000 looking fancy and glowy