[AstroPy] Lists of stellar and galactic emission lines?

Tim Jenness tim.jenness@gmail....
Tue Dec 11 10:48:52 CST 2012

Depending on your wavelength of interest there is splatalogue.net

and that looks pretty easy to connect to from python:


On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 7:03 AM, Thøger Rivera-Thorsen <
thoger.emil@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello list;
> This is not stricxtly Python-related, but I am working on some
> spectroscopy (Python) code, and would like to know if there are any
> good, comprehensive-but-not-too-comprehensive lists of the
> strongest/most common emission (and secondarily absorption) lines in
> stellar and galactic spectra?
> I have looked at a couple; the ones in Astropysics and VPfit. The former
> is good but a bit short, the latter is (a bit too) long and
> comprehensive but has very few lines longer than ~3000 Å.
> What do you people out there use in your daily work, and is it
> accessible for inclusion in a Python module?
> Cheers;
> T. Rivera-Thorsen
> University of Stockholm
> Department of Astronomy
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