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PTS -- Python Toolkit for working with SKIRT
© Astronomical Observatory, Ghent University

For more information, please visit the official SKIRT home page at
<http://www.skirt.ugent.be>.

Licensing
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This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License version 3, as published by
the Free Software Foundation. A copy of this license can be found in the file
LICENSE.txt provided with the program, or at <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details.

Citations
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If you use (portions of) this program in your work, please cite one or more of
the following papers.

SKIRT:
 - Camps & Baes (2015, Astronomy and Computing, 9, 20): SKIRT: An advanced
   dust radiative transfer code with a user-friendly architecture.
 - Baes et al. (2011, ApJS, 196, 22): Efficient Three-dimensional NLTE Dust
   Radiative Transfer with SKIRT.
 - Baes et al. (2003, MNRAS, 343, 1081–1094): Radiative transfer in disc
   galaxies - The observed kinematics of dusty disc galaxies.
 - Camps et al. (2013, A&A, 560, A35): Using 3D Voronoi grids in radiative
   transfer simulations.
 - Saftly et al. (2014, A&A, 561, A77): Hierarchical octree and k-d tree grids
   for 3D radiative transfer simulations.
 - Saftly et al. (2013, A&A, 554, A10): Using hierarchical octrees in Monte
   Carlo radiative transfer simulations.

FitSKIRT:
 - De Geyter et al. (2013, A&A, 550, A74): FitSKIRT - genetic algorithms to
   automatically fit dusty galaxies with a Monte Carlo radiative transfer code.
 - De Geyter et al. (2014, MNRAS, 441, 869–885): The distribution of
   interstellar dust in CALIFA edge-on galaxies via oligochromatic radiative
   transfer fitting.

Contact
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We invite you to freely use PTS, SKIRT and FitSKIRT under the terms described
above. We're also open to cooperation on selected projects. Please find our
contact information at <http://www.skirt.ugent.be>.