Thursday, September 03, 2015

Astronomy routines for MATLAB (and Octave?)

Over the last few years I've become a big fan of Matlab and its free, open-source, twin Octave so I was pleased to discover at least some professional Astronomers use it. The Astronomy & Astrophysics package for Matlab (Ofek 2014, see also contains just under a thousand Matlab functions, including catalog access and ds9-interaction.

Hat tip: The Astrophysics Source Code Library.