2013 VAO Software Release: Iris SED Analysis Tool (version 2.0)

Find, plot, and fit spectral energy distributions (SEDs) with this desktop application.

The VAO has released a new version of the Iris SED Analysis Tool (v2.0) on 01 July, 2013. Iris is a downloadable application for analysis of 1-D astronomical Spectral Energy Distributions (SEDs).  New features of Iris include:

  • Redshifting/blueshifting capabilities
  • Interpolation and calculation of integrated quantities
  • Improved visualization for co-plotting
  • Upgraded plug-in for including data from the Italian Space Agency (ASI) Science Data Center (ASDC)
  • Latest Sherpa fitting package (V4.5)
  • Bug fixes and other enhancements (highlighted in the release notes)

Try it now at http://usvao-web.ipac.caltech.edu/tools. Feedback on your experience with Iris is appreciated! Please send your comments, suggestions, and questions to the VAO Help Desk.

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