SSP Tools and Resources

solar spectrum at 392 nm (blue) to 692 nm (red)

Bob Kurucz maintains a large database of atomic and molecular linelists and opacities for stellar atmosphere calculations. The database includes grids of model atmospheres for the Sun and other stars.

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The MPC is responsible for the designation of minor planets, comets, and natural satellites in the solar system. The MPC is also responsible for the efficient collection, computation, checking, and dissemination of astrometric observations and orbits for minor planets and comets.

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Pandora is a general-purpose non-LTE computer program for calculating stellar atmosphere models and detailed line and continuum spectra.