70 Oph orbit Roche Equipotential Surfaces

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Online Resources: Catalogs, Surveys, Computer Codes


General Catalogs and Databases

  • AAVSO - American Association of Variable Star Observers
  • ADPS - Asiago Database on Photometric Systems
  • BDB - Binary star DataBase
  • Brno database - Database of Eclipsing Binaries
  • CALEB - Catalog and Atlas of Eclipsing Binaries
  • CDS - Centre de Donnee Stellaires, Strasbourg Astronomical Data Centre
  • CEV - Catalogue of Eclipsing Variables
  • CVcat - Catalogue of Cataclysmic Variables
  • DEBCat - Detached Eclipsing Binary Catalogue
  • Downes - Catalog and Atlas of Cataclysmic Variables (Downes et al.)
  • GCPD - General Catalogue of Photometric Data
  • GCVS - General Catalogue of Variable Stars
  • Hipparcos - HIgh Precision PARallax COllecting Satellite Catalogue
  • IPHome - Koji Mukai's intermediate polar catalogue
  • Krakow database - Minima and Ephemerides of Eclipsing Binary Stars
  • LSST - Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
  • OMC Archive - INTEGRAL Optical Monitoring Camera (OMC) Archive
  • Ritter-Kolb - Catalogue of CVs, LMXBs and related objects
  • SB9 - Ninth Catalogue of Spectroscopic Binary Orbits
  • SIDONIe - The Double Star Website of Nice Observatory
  • Sternberg List - Comprehensive List of Databases at Sternberg Astronomical Institute
  • VAO - Virtual Astronomy Observatory

Variable Star Surveys

  • ASAS - The All Sky Automated Survey
  • BRITE Constellation - Nanosatellite observations of bright stars
  • CoRoT - Convection, Rotation and Transits space mission
  • HATNet - Hungarian-made Automated Telescope (HAT) survey; VizieR (CDS) link
  • KEPLER - NASA planet-finding satellite
  • KEPLER EB Catalog - Eclipsing Binary Catalog
  • MOST - Microvariability and Oscillations of Stars satellite
  • NSVS - Northern Sky Variability Survey
  • SuperWASP - UK's ground-based planet hunter
  • SAVS - Semi-Automatic Variability Search

Astrometric Systems



Spectroscopic Systems


Binary and Multiple Systems


Close Interacting and Eclipsing Systems


Model Atmospheres Codes

  • MARCS - 1D hydrostatic, plane-parallel and spherical LTE model atmospheres code
  • ATLAS - Castelli and Kurucz Atlas of 4300 stellar atmosphere models
  • CO5BOLD - 3D hydrodynamical model atmospheres code
  • CMFGEN - Radiative transfer and statistical equilibrium equations in spherical geometry
  • DUSTY - Radiative transfer after processing by dust
  • PHOENIX - General-purpose state-of-the-art stellar and planetary atmosphere code
  • limb darkening coefficients - For pulsating variable stars

Light Curve and Velocity Curve Analysis

  • EBAI - Eclipsing Binaries via Artificial Intelligence
  • JKTEBOP - Fast and simple eclipsing binary star modeller
  • PHOEBE - Sophisticated eclipsing binary star modeller
  • ROCHE - Code description
  • GDDSYN - Code description
  • SPHOTOM - Automatic Multicolour Photometry code

Disentangling Spectra of Binary Stars

  • KOREL - Code for disentangling spectra
  • TODCOR - Code for disentangling spectra
  • VO-KOREL - KOREL interface for the Virtual Observatory

Synthetic Spectra of Binaries and Accretion Structures

  • BINSYN - Calculates synthetic spectrum of binary with/without accretion disk
  • SHELLSPEC - Code for creating synthetic spectra of accretion structures

Imaging Techniques

  • CHARA - Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy
  • NPOI - Navy Precision Optical Interferometer
  • SUSI - Sydney University Stellar Interferometer
  • VLTI - Very Large Telescope Interferometer
  • SPHERE - Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch instrument on the VLT
  • PROJECT 1640 - High contrast imaging program at Palomar
  • CIAO - Coronagraphic Imager with Adaptive Optics
  • WUPPE - Wisconsin Ultraviolet Photo-Polarimeter Experiment