09 June 2015

Software and computing

There is a new version of the package DoPHOT photometry, J. Alonso-García, Postdoctoral Fellow Millennium IA to the astronomical community.

This is an updated version of the popular program for PSF photometry of astronomical images, written in the 90s by P. Schechter, Matthew M., and A. Saha. You can get a complete and thorough explanation of the main features of the article " DoPHOT , CCD photometry Program: Description and Test" ( Schechter et al 1993, PASP 105, 1345).

The source code can be downloaded from here. If you are using code, please recognize documents [Schechter et al. (1993) y Alonso-García et al. (2012, AJ, 143, 70)], in any resulting publication.