astrolibR: Astronomy Users Library

Several dozen low-level utilities and codes from the Interactive Data Language (IDL) Astronomy Users Library ( are implemented in R. They treat: time, coordinate and proper motion transformations; terrestrial precession and nutation, atmospheric refraction and aberration, barycentric corrections, and related effects; utilities for astrometry, photometry, and spectroscopy; and utilities for planetary, stellar, Galactic, and extragalactic science.

Version: 0.1
Published: 2014-08-09
Author: Arnab Chakraborty and Eric D. Feigelson
Maintainer: Eric D. Feigelson <edf at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL]
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: astrolibR citation info
In views: ChemPhys
CRAN checks: astrolibR results


Reference manual: astrolibR.pdf
Vignettes: astrolibR
Package source: astrolibR_0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: astrolibR_0.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: astrolibR_0.1.tgz


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