[AstroPy] synthetic photometry

Erik Tollerud erik.tollerud at gmail.com
Tue May 17 14:20:37 EDT 2011


Have you looked at pysynphot (http://stsdas.stsci.edu/pysynphot/)?
I'm not sure if that does everything you want, but it's probably the
most complete option right now if you don't want to write your own...

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Thomas Vaughan <tevaughan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for a convenient package that I can use to do synthetic photometry.
>
> I thought that I'd probably write one myself, but I should at least
> see what's available.
>
> Browsing the Web, I came upon astrolib.
>
> Can it already be used for synthetic photometry?
>
> I need to make a star catalog by starting from a subset of Tycho-2
> photometry and spectroscopic classifications. I have the overall
> response for my instrument. I need to define a magnitude system for
> the instrument and to predict the instrument magnitude for each star
> in the catalog.
>
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> Thomas E. Vaughan
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