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Title: TA-DA: A TOOL FOR ASTROPHYSICAL DATA ANALYSIS

Abstract

We present the Tool for Astrophysical Data Analysis (TA-DA), a new software aimed to greatly simplify and improve the analysis of stellar photometric data in comparison with theoretical models, and allow the derivation of stellar parameters from multi-band photometry. Its flexibility allows one to address a number of such problems: from the interpolation of stellar models, or sets of stellar physical parameters in general, to the computation of synthetic photometry in arbitrary filters or units; from the analysis of observed color-magnitude diagrams to a Bayesian derivation of stellar parameters (and extinction) based on multi-band data. TA-DA is available as a pre-compiled Interactive Data Language widget-based application; its graphical user interface makes it considerably user-friendly. In this paper, we describe the software and its functionalities.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. European Space Agency, Keplerlaan 1, 2200-AG Noordwijk (Netherlands)
  2. Space Telescope Science Institute, 3700 San Martin Dr., Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22089775
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Astronomical Journal (New York, N.Y. Online); Journal Volume: 144; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTROPHYSICS, COSMOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY; ASTRONOMY; ASTROPHYSICS; CALCULATION METHODS; COLOR; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; COMPUTER CODES; DATA ANALYSIS; DIAGRAMS; FLEXIBILITY; INTERPOLATION; PHOTOMETRY; STARS

Citation Formats

Da Rio, Nicola, and Robberto, Massimo, E-mail: ndario@rssd.esa.int. TA-DA: A TOOL FOR ASTROPHYSICAL DATA ANALYSIS. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/144/6/176.
Da Rio, Nicola, & Robberto, Massimo, E-mail: ndario@rssd.esa.int. TA-DA: A TOOL FOR ASTROPHYSICAL DATA ANALYSIS. United States. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/144/6/176.
Da Rio, Nicola, and Robberto, Massimo, E-mail: ndario@rssd.esa.int. Sat . "TA-DA: A TOOL FOR ASTROPHYSICAL DATA ANALYSIS". United States. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/144/6/176.
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title = {TA-DA: A TOOL FOR ASTROPHYSICAL DATA ANALYSIS},
author = {Da Rio, Nicola and Robberto, Massimo, E-mail: ndario@rssd.esa.int},
abstractNote = {We present the Tool for Astrophysical Data Analysis (TA-DA), a new software aimed to greatly simplify and improve the analysis of stellar photometric data in comparison with theoretical models, and allow the derivation of stellar parameters from multi-band photometry. Its flexibility allows one to address a number of such problems: from the interpolation of stellar models, or sets of stellar physical parameters in general, to the computation of synthetic photometry in arbitrary filters or units; from the analysis of observed color-magnitude diagrams to a Bayesian derivation of stellar parameters (and extinction) based on multi-band data. TA-DA is available as a pre-compiled Interactive Data Language widget-based application; its graphical user interface makes it considerably user-friendly. In this paper, we describe the software and its functionalities.},
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journal = {Astronomical Journal (New York, N.Y. Online)},
number = 6,
volume = 144,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 2012},
month = {Sat Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 2012}
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