Exoplanet Modeling and Analysis Center

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One of the goals of the EMAC project is to help the community develop web-accessible applications for their software or databases. Please vote for the tools which you would be most interested in accessing from a web interface!

More Information... The goal is to make tools and data more accessible, thereby enabling more efficient collaboration and research progress. We are asking the broader EMAC community to help us prioritize which tools to develop into new web-accessible applications. Below is a listing of the tools which have been submitted to EMAC but currently do not have a web interface. Once we have a meaningful consensus of the community’s interests, we will focus on developing new interfaces for the most highly-voted tools. You are welcome to vote more than one tool, as new tools are being added to the list on a regular basis. But please be courteous and do not “game the system” by voting multiple times for the same tool. Thank you for your help!

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    STARRY: Analytic Occultation Light Curves
    Rodrigo Luger, Eric Agol, Daniel Foreman-Mackey, David P. Fleming, Jacob Lustig-Yaeger, Russell Deitrick
    The STARRY code package enables the computation of light curves for various applications in astronomy: transits and secondary eclipses of exoplanets, light curves of eclipsing binaries, rotational phase curves of exoplanets, light curves of planet-planet and planet-moon occultations, and more. By modeling celestial body surface maps as sums of spherical harmonics, STARRY does all this analytically and is therefore fast, stable, and differentiable. Coded in C++ but wrapped in Python, STARRY is easy to install and use.
    ATMO Exoplanet-Specific Grid Model
    Jayesh Goyal et al.
    A grid of forward model transmission spectra, adopting an isothermal temperature-pressure profile, alongside corresponding equilibrium chemical abundances for 117 observationally significant hot exoplanets (equilibrium temperatures of 547–2710 K). This model grid has been developed using a 1D radiative–convective–chemical equilibrium model termed ATMO, with up-to-date high-temperature opacities.
    EXOSIMS
    Savransky et al.
    EXOSIMS is a modular, open source, Python-based framework for the simulation and analysis of exoplanet imaging space missions. The base code is highly extensible and allows for the end-to-end simulation of imaging missions, taking into account details about the spacecraft, its orbit, the instrumentation, the assumed population of exoplanets, and the mission operating rules.
    PLATON: PLanetary Atmospheric Tool for Observer Noobs
    Michael Zhang, Yayaati Chachan
    PLATON is a Python package that can calculate transmission and emission spectra for exoplanets, as well as retrieve atmospheric characteristics based on observed spectra. PLATON is easy to install and use, with common use cases taking no more than a few lines of code. It is also fast, with the forward model taking less than 100 ms and a typical retrieval finishing in ~10 min on an ordinary desktop. PLATON supports the most common atmospheric parameters, such as temperature, metallicity, C/O ratio, cloud-top pressure, and scattering slope. It also has less commonly included features, such as a Mie scattering cloud model and unocculted starspot corrections.
    HELIOS
    Malik et al.
    HELIOS is an open-source radiative transfer code designed to study exoplanetary atmospheres, from rocky terrestrial planets to ultra-hot Jupiters. For given opacities and planetary parameters, HELIOS finds the atmospheric temperature profile in radiative-convective equilibrium and the synthetic planetary emission spectrum. HELIOS is written in Python, with the core computations parallelized to run on a GPU. HELIOS is part of the Exoclimes Simulation Platform.