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[ascl:1707.006] Gala: Galactic astronomy and gravitational dynamics

Gala is a Python package (and Astropy affiliated package) for Galactic astronomy and gravitational dynamics. The bulk of the package centers around implementations of gravitational potentials, numerical integration, nonlinear dynamics, and astronomical velocity transformations (i.e. proper motions). Gala uses the Astropy units and coordinates subpackages extensively to provide a clean, pythonic interface to these features but does any heavy-lifting in C and Cython for speed.

Code site:
http://gala.adrian.pw https://github.com/adrn/gala
Appears in:
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv170304627P
Bibcode:
2017ascl.soft07006P
Preferred citation method:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.593786


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