This is a collection of papers, research, software and monographs for the field of Astronomy.

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  • The Dust Belts of Mars 

    Soter, Steven (1971-08)
    From the unrelated facts that Mars is subjected to a flux of asteroidal projectiles and that it has two very small satellites, an elementary analysis leads to the proposition that the planet possesses an orbiting dust belt ...
  • Palomar Sky Survey 1 Plate Locator Guide 

    Unknown author (2013-04-16)
    This guide provides a map from positions in the sky to the corresponding glass plate in the Palomar Sky Survey (POSS-1). To arrange access to the physical plates, please contact the Cornell University Library Rare and ...
  • IDL's datareduction v0.23 

    Rojo, Patricio (2006-09-15)
    The routines in this package are intended to reduce spectral data as described in Patricio Rojo's Ph.D. dissertation (2007). All routines are available under the GNU General Public License. Users are responsible for the ...
  • A Method to Remove Fringes from Images using Wavelets (with IDL's defringeflat v1.5.5) 

    Rojo, Patricio; Harrington, Joseph (The Astrophysical Journal, 2006)
    We have developed a new method that uses wavelet analysis to remove interference fringe patterns from images. This method is particularly useful for flat fields in the common case where fringes vary between the calibration ...
  • Transit v3.3 

    Rojo, Patricio (2006-09-14)
    Transit produces a theoretical modulation spectrum for a transiting planet, using the radiative transfer physics described in Patricio Rojo's Ph.D. Dissertation (2007). The code, written in C, is available under the GNU ...
  • IDL's utils 

    Rojo, Patricio (2006-09-14)
    Collection of IDL routines. This is version 0.16 of the 'utils' package. The package provides routines to read and convolve data files, to make plotting windows user-interactive, and to resample arrays in different ...


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