KinMS

KinMS

The KINematic Molecular Simulation) package can be used to kinematically model observations of arbitary molecular/atomic cold gas distributions. These are the lower-level routines that power KinMS_fitter.

Python 3.8 PyPI version ASCL GitHub

The routines are written with flexibility in mind, and have been used in various different applications, including investigating the kinematics of molecular gas in early-type galaxies (Davis et al, MNRAS, Volume 429, Issue 1, p.534-555, 2013), and determining supermassive black-hole masses from CO interfermetric observations as here for WISDOM. KinMS is also useful for creating input datacubes for further simulation in e.g. CASA’s sim_observe tool.

Further information, tutorials and full installation instructions can be found at the KinMS webpage and on GitHub at <a href=https://github.com/TimothyADavis/KinMSpy>https://github.com/TimothyADavis/KinMSpy</a>.

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