Astronomy and Haskell
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Posts (reverse chronological order)
Published: 5 April 2015
Synopsis: What does it take to parse data from a common Astronomy file format (
FITS), and what does an ARF look like? There's no fun with dimensional quantities here (that's left for an unspecified notebook in the future), but there's plenty of mathematical abstraction, and even some envy at optical Astronomers and their large mirrors.
Published: 3 March 2015
Synopsis: Have you ever wanted to calculate a K correction? If so, then this one's for you. In the course of this notebook I also play around with representing spectral models and do a bit more work with the
Published: 20 February 2015
Synopsis: I've moved my IHaskell to ghc version 7.8.4 so can repeat the previous notebook using
Published: 15 February 2015
Synopsis: I wanted to try out the new units library, but it doesn't compile with ghc version 7.6.3, so I decided to try dimensional-tf instead. There's some simple Astronomical calculations, plots, and use of units.